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International Commercial

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Medical Device Regulation

Warning Letter Roundup & Recap

Staar Surgical faces quality system violations related to its Visian ICL and MICL intraocular lenses; MTI Precision Products didn’t notify FDA after it recalled TM20 hand pieces due to sharp nose edges; an employee responsible for elastic band production at Dexta Corp. was unable to answer questions about his job. Eight quality-related warning letters were listed by FDA from June 24 through July 7.

Medical Device Compliance

FDA Advisory Panel Supports Staar Surgical Visian Toric Lens

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical Devices
    • Biomaterials
    • Implantable Devices
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
      • Minimally or Less Invasive
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Ophthalmic
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Public
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Staar Surgical Co.
  • Senior Management
  • Caren Mason, Pres. & CEO
    Deborah Andrews, CFO
    Scott D Barnes, MD, CMO
    Robin Hughes, VP, Mktg.
  • Contact Info
  • Staar Surgical Co.
    Phone: (626) 303-7902
    1911 Walker Ave.
    Monrovia, CA 91016