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): January 7, 2019
STAAR Surgical Company
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction||(Commission||(I.R.S. Employer|
|of Incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|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 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On January 7, 2019, STAAR Surgical Company (the “Company”) published a press release reporting selected preliminary financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ended December 28, 2018, a copy of which is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated herein by this reference. The financial information is unaudited and subject to adjustment in the final audited financial statements to be filed with the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K. The Company expects to report its complete 2018 financial results on its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings call, which it will hold later in the first quarter of 2019.
This information and the information contained in the press release shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. The information in Item 2.02 of this Current Report, and Exhibit 99.1 are not incorporated by reference into any filings of STAAR made under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, whether made before or after the date of this Current Report, regardless of any general incorporation language in the filing unless specifically stated so therein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
|99.1||Press release of the Company dated January 7, 2019|
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|
|January 7, 2019||By:||/s/ Caren Mason|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|