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EMEA News

Scientific Award in Austria: Winners announced at the ÖOG-Congress

July 22, 2014

AMERICAS News

HOYA to Invest in InnFocus, a Glaucoma Device Company

July 30, 2013
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.

AMERICAS News

Manufacturing of HOYA iSert® IOLs Resumes

July 19, 2013
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.

AMERICAS News

HOYA SURGICAL OPTICS ANNOUNCES FDA APPROVAL OF CLEAR OPTIC IOL’S FOR THE US MARKET

April 21, 2012
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.

AMERICAS News

HOYA SURGICAL OPTICS AND TRACEY TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCE A NEXT GENERATION FULLY-INTEGRATED SYSTEM OF ADVANCED DIAGNOSTICS AND A PRE-LOADED IOL DESIGNED TO MAXIMIZE CATARACT SURGERY OUTCOMES

October 24, 2011
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.

AMERICAS News

HOYA SURGICAL OPTICS ANNOUNCES RECORD BUSINESS RESULTS FOR 2010 AND A GLOBAL OPTIMIZATION PLAN FOR 2011

March 1, 2011
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.

AMERICAS News

HOYA SURGICAL OPTICS INTRODUCES FIRST AND ONLY PRELOADED INTRAOCULAR LENS INJECTION SYSTEM IN THE UNITED STATES

August 13, 2009
The iSert™ Preloaded IOL Injection System provides predictable and safe insertion of glistening-free hydrophobic acrylic aspheric IOLs through a sub 2.4 mm incision.

AMERICAS News

HOYA SURGICAL OPTICS LENS TECHNOLOGY APPROVED BY CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES (CMS) FOR NTIOL CLASSIFICATION

July 27, 2009
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.

AMERICAS News

HOYA CORPORATION APPOINTS THOMAS DUNLAP GLOBAL PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF HOYA SURGICAL OPTICS, INC.

May 12, 2009
Hoya Corporation announced the appointment of Thomas A. Dunlap, MBA, to the position of Global President and Chief Executive Officer, Hoya Surgical Optics, Inc. (HSO).

AMERICAS News

FDA Approves Intraocular Lens from HOYA Surgical Optics Yellow Acrylic Lens that Absorbs Blue Light

September 29, 2008
Hoya Surgical Optics, Inc. Plans to Begin USA Distribution in late 2008