iSTAR Medical receives U.S. FDA approval to start pivotal trial for MINIject in glaucoma patients

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World-leading surgeons to join iSTAR Medical’s STAR-V study

WAVRE, Belgium — 15 July 2021: iSTAR Medical, a med-tech company developing minimally-invasive implants for glaucoma surgery (MIGS), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted it Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) to start a pivotal trial with MINIjectTM. The STAR-V study will investigate MINIjectTM in over 350 patients with primary open angle glaucoma. World-leading glaucoma surgeons in the US, Canada and Europe will join the trial.

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iSTAR Medical recruits Paul van Hagen as CFO

WAVRE, Belgium — 29 June 2021: iSTAR Medical, a med-tech company developing minimally-invasive implants for glaucoma treatment, announced today that Paul van Hagen has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

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iSTAR Medical’s glaucoma device MINIject shows positive one-year results in European trial

Growing body of evidence confirms MINIject is safe and effective with results sustained over time

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Positive outcomes for iSTAR Medical’s MIGS MINIject shown in trials of over 130 glaucoma patients

Pooled data confirm excellent safety and efficacy profile with very low rate of reintervention

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First truly biocompatible MIGS implant from iSTAR Medical shows consistently outstanding efficacy in patients with glaucoma

Two-year final results from STAR-I trial and initial data from STAR-II European trial tout MINIjectTM as a highly promising treatment.

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iSTAR Medical announces EUR 40m Series C Financing

To accelerate development and commercialisation of innovative Glaucoma MIGS device, MINIjectTM

WAVRE, Belgium — 5 September 2019:  iSTAR Medical SA, a private medical device company developing novel ophthalmic implants for the treatment of glaucoma, today announced the completion of a €40m Series C financing. The financing was led by healthcare specialist funds LSP and Gimv, with participation by Earlybird and BNP Paribas Fortis Private Equity. Existing shareholders including Capricorn Partners, Walloon Region Investment Fund (SRIW) and Belgian Federal Investment Fund (SFPI‐FPIM) also participated. This financing will support the development of iSTAR Medical’s MINIjectTM device along the path to commercialisation in Europe and the United States.

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iSTAR Medical’s MINIject shows consistent results at 18-month follow-up in first-in-human trial (STAR-I)

WAVRE, Belgium — 10 July 2019: iSTAR Medical SA, a private medical device company developing novel ophthalmic implants for the treatment of glaucoma, today announced consistent 18-month results of the first-in-human, micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) STAR-I trial for the MINIjectTM device in a standalone setting. These results confirm the stability and sustained performance of MINIject beyond the first year.

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iSTAR Medical’s MINIject maintains exceptional results in first-in-human trial one year post-surgery (STAR-I)

WAVRE, Belgium — 19 December 2018: iSTAR Medical SA, a private medical device company developing novel ophthalmic implants for the treatment of glaucoma, today announced exceptional one-year results of the first-in-human, micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) STAR-I trial, for the MINIjectTM device in a standalone setting. Results continue to show that MINIject is safe and highly effective in achieving significant intraocular pressure (IOP) reduction, as well as easing medication burden in glaucoma patients.

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iSTAR Medical’s MINIject delivers exceptional 6-month results in first-in-human trial

WAVRE, Belgium — 16 May 2018: iSTAR Medical SA, a private medical device company developing novel ophthalmic implants for the treatment of glaucoma, today announced exceptional six-month results of their first-in-human (FIH) micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) trial for the MINIjectTM device in a standalone setting. Results show MINIject to be safe and highly effective in achieving significant intraocular pressure (IOP) reduction in glaucoma patients.

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iSTAR Medical completes enrolment of first-in-human MIGS trial

Novel MINIject device made from STAR® material successfully implanted in 25 patients

WAVRE, Belgium — 17 October 2017: iSTAR Medical SA, a private medical device company developing novel ophthalmic implants for the treatment of glaucoma, announced today the completion of enrolment in their first-in-human (FIH) micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) trial for the MINIjectTM device.

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