LensX Lasers Raises $22.36 Million for Cataract Laser
April 3, 2009
As reported in the Orange County Business Journal, LensX Lasers Inc., a California company that makes laser devices for cataract surgery, has raised $22.36 million in a second round of funding, according to an SEC filing.
LensX is developing a laser that can operate inside the eye in order to make cataract removal safer and more effective. It raised an unspecified first round of funding in 2008.
The company’s founding team is the same group that founded IntraLase Corp., an Irvine-based, venture-backed company that was acquired in 2007 by Advanced Medical Optics (which itself was later acquired by Abbott Laboratories earlier this year).
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