Hyperopia clinical module submitted to FDA

November 1, 2002

Fremont, CA-Nidek Inc. has submitted its hyperopia PMA clinical module to the FDA for review and approval of its EC-5000 Excimer Laser System for hyperopia, hyperopic astigmatism, and mixed astigmatism. This marks the final step in gaining commercialization approval by the FDA to market and treat indications of hyperopia with the Nidek system.