IntraLase

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IntraLase was a company based in Irvine, California, producing lasers for the medical industry and for eye surgery. In March 2007, it was acquired by Advanced Medical Optics for $808 million in cash.[1] Advanced Medical Optics was acquired by Abbott Laboratories in February 2009. The femtosecond laser, developed by IntraLase corporation and now owned by AMO, is trademarked under the name IntraLase.[2] It is used to perform IntraLASIK eye surgery.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lipton, J. AMO's IntraLase Acquisition Applauded by Analysts Forbes.com. 8 Jan 2007.
  2. ^ The Technology Behind LASIK Success Archived February 16, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Stetson, Steven. "History of Femtosecond Laser". Diamond Vision. Retrieved 17 January 2016.