PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Calhoun Vision, Inc., the world leader in adjustable intraocular lens technology for the treatment of cataracts, announced today that prominent public service leader and former Chairman of the SEC, Chris Cox, has joined the Company's Board of Directors.
Mr. Cox is a partner in the international law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP, and President of global strategy firm Morgan Lewis Consulting LLC. During a 23-year Washington career, Mr. Cox served as a White House counsel to President Ronald Reagan, Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security, the fifth-ranking elected leader in the House, and Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
"Chris brings extensive experience in the healthcare industry to our Board," said Chief Executive Officer Rick Heinick, "in particular with the development of devices for the premium channel in ophthalmology. Chris' expertise in corporate governance and global business will be equally valuable as Calhoun builds a new category in ophthalmology and continues to grow. We are honored to welcome Chris to our Board."
"Calhoun Vision is developing breakthrough technology to help millions of people attain their optimal vision after cataract surgery," said Mr. Cox. "For the first time, it will be possible to adjust the power of the lens after it has been implanted. I look forward to contributing to the ongoing success of Calhoun and am proud to be part of such an impressive team."
About Calhoun Vision:
Calhoun Vision, Inc. is the world leader in adjustable intraocular lens technology. Unlike anything in the market, Calhoun's proprietary technology utilizes customized patterns of light, enabling surgeons to change the power of a lens after it has been implanted in the eye. This offers the potential to provide unparalleled visual outcomes and customization to each patient's specific visual needs.
Source: Calhoun Vision