STAAR Surgical Company (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   March 6, 2008

STAAR Surgical Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 0-11634 95-3797439
(State or other jurisdiction
(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

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On March 6, 2008, STAAR Surgical Company (the "Company") issued a press release announcing its financial results for the quarter ended and fiscal year ended December 28, 2007. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report and is incorporated herein by this reference.

The press release states that "During the fourth quarter . . . we announced the completion of the acquisition of all other shareholders’ interests in our Japanese joint venture, Canon Staar Co., Inc." The Company notes that the acquisition of those interests was actually announced in the first quarter of fiscal year 2008, on January 4, 2008, and that the closing of the transaction on December 29, 2007 also took place in the Company’s 2008 fiscal year.

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On March 6, 2007 the Company held a conference call to discuss the financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ended December 28, 2007. An archive of the webcast of the conference call has been posted on the Company's website at A transcript of the conference call is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 to this report and is incorporated herein by this reference.

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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
March 12, 2008   By:   /s/Deborah Andrews
        Name: Deborah Andrews
        Title: Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

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Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Press release of the Company published march 6, 2008.
  Transcript of conference call held March 6, 2008.