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1 Make A Clear Choice Understanding Your Surgical Vision Correction Options

2 Vision Correction High Definition Visian Exceptional Patient Experience Comfort From The Start Solution For Life Patient Preferred

3 How the Eye Sees Take patients through the process of seeing through the eye: Light rays pass through the cornea the transparent tissue that covers the iris and pupil Then they pass through the iris (colored part of the eye), which shrinks or enlarges to allow the right amount of light to pass through Light finally passes through the crystalline lens, which bends and focuses the light through the vitreous humor (clear, gelatinous fluid) onto the retina Explain to patients how clear or blurry vision is produced: When the light rays focus directly on the retina, vision is clear If light focuses in front or behind the retina, vision becomes blurred Blurry vision may also result from astigmatism which is caused by irregular curvature of the cornea or lens 1 The eye may be ellipsoidal (like an egg) rather than spherical, which reduces the cornea s ability to focus light, or the curvature of the crystalline lens may be uneven, resulting in scattering rather than focusing of light on the retina, causing blurred vision

4 Vision Correction 2 High Definition Visian Exceptional Patient Experience Comfort From The Start Solution For Life Patient Preferred

5 Advances in Corrective Eye Surgery 2 Discuss the following benefits and contrasts between the 3 different types of refractive surgery: PRK: Improved quality of vision for patients with near-sightedness, far-sightedness, and astigmatism Surface cells of the cornea are removed. A laser is directly applied to reshape the cornea Pain and discomfort are common in the week following surgery Patients experience blurry, fluctuating vision up to 3 months post-operation Delayed visual recovery may take up to 4 weeks LASIK: Improved quality of vision for patients with near-sightedness, far-sightedness, and astigmatism Irreversible surgery requires incision to create a flap on the cornea, then use of a laser to reshape the corneal tissue Consequences of surgery may include halos, double vision, foggy vision, impaired night vision, glare, and dry eye Visian ICL: Placed into the eye through a micro-opening Works with the natural lens to improve vision Excellent clarity of vision almost immediately after procedure Effectively improves moderate to severe nearsightedness in patients with or without astigmatism ICLs are ideal for patients with thin corneas or those who are not good candidates for other procedures

6 Vision Correction High Definition Visian Exceptional Patient Experience Comfort From The Start Solution For Life Patient Preferred

7 The Visian ICL : Easy on Your Eyes Emphasize to patients that the procedure for inserting the Visian ICL is gentle on the eye structures Procedure is performed in an outpatient setting using topical anesthesia A small incision is made to implant the lens, which reduces risk of infection and trauma and allows a fast recovery Using the cross-section of the eye diagram, show how the lens is easily slipped into the sulcus, behind the iris and in front of the crystalline lens where it cannot be seen by the naked eye Only a tiny 3 mm opening and an injector are required to quickly insert the lens Small incision allows for more predictable outcomes, less risk of infection, and faster recovery A permanent lifelong vision correction option. However, Visian ICL can be removed if necessary Explain to patients that the placement process is much different from LASIK, which requires an incision in the corneal tissue and then reshaping of the cornea with a laser an irreversible and invasive process that actually changes the cornea

8 Exceptional Patient Experience High Definition Visian Comfort From The Start Solution For Life Patient Preferred Exceptional Patient Experience Comfort From The Start Solution For Life Patient Preferred The Visian ICL Advantage High Definition Visian

9 Exceptional Patient Experience Comfort From The Start High Definition Visian Solution For Life The Visian ICL Advantage There are many unique advantages to the Visian ICL, including: 1. High Definition Vision correction that s sharper, clearer, more vivid, and goes beyond the limitations of LASIK and PRK. 2. Exceptional Patient Experience After a simple 15-minute procedure you may see an immediate improvement and are Wowed by the results. 3. Comfort From The Start With a short recovery time it s likely you can return to work the next day; there is also minimal discomfort and the Visian ICL does not cause nor contribute to dry eyes. Patient Preferred The Visian ICL Advantage 4. Solution For Life If your vision changes dramatically the Visian ICL can be removed from the eye by a simple surgical procedure without permanent damage. In addition, a unique 100% UV blocker provides a lifetime of protection Patient Preferred Tens of thousands* of procedures performed worldwide and over 99% patient satisfaction, 4 the Visian ICL is becoming the vision correction of choice. *Nearly 80,000 Visian ICL procedures had been performed worldwide by December 2007

10 High Definition Visian Exceptional Patient Experience Comfort From The Start Solution For Life Patient Preferred

11 High Definition Visian High Definition Visian An Exclusive Quality of Vision To emphasize the excellent quality of vision resulting from the Visian ICL, explain to patients how much sharper, clearer, and vivid seeing can be Patients may be interested to know that 24% of LASIK and PRK patients experience a reduction in night vision Describe how the lens provides an incredible level of depth and dimension to objects and images It s also important to contrast the Visian ICL quality of vision with that of LASIK and PRK Educate patients that glare, halos, and poor night vision are much less common with the Visian ICL than other vision correction procedures

12 High Definition Visian 5 Exceptional Patient Experience Comfort From The Start Solution For Life Patient Preferred

13 High Definition Visian Smarter Lens Technology= Improved Vision Quality Identify the key points about Visian ICL s advanced lens material for patients: Visian ICL is made from a technically advanced lens material which provides unique optical performance and an unparalleled quality of vision Composed of collagen, a type of tissue found naturally in the body, the Visian ICL interacts seamlessly with the body 5 The lens can remain unnoticed in the eye forever Unlike traditional contact lens, the Visian ICL does not require scheduled, time-consuming cleaning or costly maintenance The Visian ICL is maintenance free and remains stable in the eye Composition material is highly biocompatible and not recognized as a foreign object by the body 6 Permanent lens offers a lifetime of quality vision

14 Exceptional Patient Experience Comfort From The Start Solution For Life Patient Preferred

15 Exceptional Patient Experience The Wow Factor: Love at First Sight Patients will be eager to hear how other patients have responded to the Visian ICL and the implantation procedure. Emphasize how most patients have been amazed and wowed by: The almost immediate improvement in vision quality The quick 15-minute outpatient procedure Quality of vision is many times better than any previous vision correction solution

16 Comfort From The Start Solution For Life Patient Preferred

17 Comfort From The Start The Comfort Advantage Patients should be informed of the possible side effects of all refractive surgery options. Help patients understand how the Visian ICL helps without harm by citing the following facts: 80% of LASIK patients report irritating symptoms of dry eye for weeks, months, or even up to a year or more because the procedure severs the nerves that produce tears 7 Small micro opening procedure with the Visian ICL allows for a short recovery time: 1 to 2 days with qminimal discomfort Conversely, PRK has a delayed recovery time of up to 4 weeks; pain and discomfort is common during the first post-op week In comparison, the Visian ICL creates only a small micro-opening that does not interfere with the tear-producing mechanism or cause dry eye

18 Solution For Life Patient Preferred

19 The Visian ICL : Flexibility For Life Describe to patients how the Visian ICL is a flexible option that leaves room for future vision needs: The Visian ICL is designed to provide lifetime vision correction, but can be taken out if necessary In contrast, LASIK and PRK, which involves removing eye tissue and disruption of eye structure, is irreversible With LASIK and PRK, cutting and removal of corneal tissue is not reversible and may limit future operations If patient s vision changes dramatically, the lens can be removed the same way it was implanted; it can also be replaced at any time with minimal discomfort and recovery time By design, the Visian ICL is flexible: proactively allowing additional optical procedures whenever needed

20 3 Solution For Life Patient Preferred

21 Vision Solution For Life Corrects & Protects For Long-Term Vision The Visian ICL uniquely blocks harmful UV radiation, thereby offering a protective feature to patients. In your discussion, it maybe helpful to address the following points: The Visian ICL provides a lifetime of vision correction, as well as protective measures to prevent future damage to the eyes Long-term exposure to UV radiation can damage the eyes; longer-term or more intense UV exposure can lead to potential loss of vision 8,9 As the cornea absorbs UV radiation that enters the eye, molecular changes may occur which result in cataract formation 7 The revolutionary Visian ICL lens material blocks UVA and UVB rays from entering the eye This provides protection against possible damage to the retina and may potentially delay the onset of cataracts Be sure to point out the dynamic between LASIK and PRK and UV light: The removal of tissue from the cornea during LASIK and PRK has the potential to weaken the eye s natural defenses against the harmful impact of UV light

22 4 Patient Preferred

23 Patient Preferred Patient Preferred, Proven Technology Be sure to tell patients about clinical and personal experience with the Visian ICL: *Nearly 80,000 Visian ICL procedures had been performed worldwide by December 2007 Extensive clinical trials spanning many years have shown the Visian ICL to be safe and effective FDA approved in the U.S. December 2005 Tens of thousands* of patients around the world have chosen the Visian ICL for their refractive surgery Patients are overwhelmingly pleased: over 99% are satisfied with their Visian ICL experience 4

24 Vision Correction High Definition Visian 3 4 Exceptional Patient Experience Comfort From The Start Solution For Life Patient Preferred

25 References 1. Astigmatism. Diseases and conditions. Available at Accessed March History of Laser/PRK Corrective Eye Surgery and Other Surgical Eye Correction. Available at www. visianinfo.com/html/eye-surgery-history.html. Accessed February Data on file: Spectra of Collamer ICL lenses. 4. UV-absorbing collamer implantable contact lens (ICL) for the correction of myopia. PMA# P Presentation to the Ophthalmic Devices Advisory Panel. October 3, WebMD. Eye On Vision: Contemplating LASIK? Available at Accessed March Walker Ave. Monrovia, CA (800) Toselli P, Mogayzel PJ Jr, Faris B, Ferrera R, Franzblau C. Mammalian cell growth on collagen-hydrogels. Scan Electron Microsc. 1984; (Pt 3): UC Davis-Office of Environmental Health & Safety. Hazards of Ultraviolet Radiation. Available at Accessed March 2008 Hauptstrasse 104 CH 2560 Nidau / Switzerland Engvall E, Ruoslahti E. Binding of soluble form of fibroblast surface protein, fibronectin, to collagen. Intl J Cancer. 1977;20(1): National Eye Institute. Prevalence of Adult Vision Impairment and Age-Related Eye Disease in America. Available at pdf/vpus.pdf STAAR Surgical Company MKT Rev A

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