SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
CURRENT REPORT Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 20, 2018
STAAR Surgical Company
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction
|(I.R.S. Employer |
|1911 Walker Ave., Monrovia, California||91016|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code 626-303-7902
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 7.01||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
On June 20, 2018, STAAR Surgical Company issued a press release announcing receipt of a letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration lifting a Warning Letter dated May 21, 2014. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report and is incorporated herein by this reference.
The information furnished herewith pursuant to Item 7.01 of this Current Report, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. The information in Item 7.01 of this Current Report shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date of this Current Report, regardless of any general incorporation language in the filing.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|99.1||Press Release dated June 20, 2018.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|STAAR Surgical Company|
|June 20, 2018||By:||/s/ Caren Mason|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|