HOYA to invest in InnFocus, Inc., a new glaucoma device company. InnFocus also announced that it received authorization from the FDA to begin Phase I trial of the InnFocus MicroShunt™ to treat open angle glaucoma.
HOYA Surgical Optics announced that it has completed the installation and validation of new equipment at its factory in Singapore and resumed manufacturing of the 1-Piece IOLs that were voluntarily recalled.
HOYA Surgical Optics, Inc. (HSO) announced today that they have received approval from the FDA to commercially distribute two models of clear foldable hydrophobic acrylic‐optic aspheric intraocular lenses; the iSymm™ Intraocular Lens (Model FC‐60AD) and the preloaded iSert™ Intraocular Lens (Model PC‐60AD) in the U.S.
HOYA Surgical Optics and Tracey Technologies, Inc. announced the introduction of a new system for cataract surgeons that incorporates the latest version of the proven HOYA iSert® aspheric hydrophobic IOL together with the most advanced iTrace™ system ever developed, the HOYA iTrace™ Surgical Workstation.
HOYA Surgical Optics announced record results for their business in 2010 and a global optimization plan for 2011. The 2010 business results were achieved based on growth of their intraocular lens business in all sales regions: Japan, Asia/Pacific, the Americas, and EMEA. The new globalization plan that begins this month will result in a realignment of functions and departments and a move of the company’s headquarters to Singapore.
HOYA Surgical Optics today announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has added the Blue Light Absorbing iSymm Aspheric Lens from Hoya Surgical Optics to the New Technology Intraocular Lens (NTIOL) class for IOLs with Reduced Spherical Aberration.
The NTIOL designation indicates that the iSymm lens has been proven to provide subset-specific clinical benefits and is approved for $50 additional Medicare payment in conjunction with cataract procedures performed in ambulatory surgical centers under the HCPCS code Q1003.