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(April 8, 1999)
On May 1, 1999, a new Nidek EC-5000 Excimer Laser System Training and FDA Certification Course is scheduled in New Orleans. Check the schedule now and take this opportunity to become certified on the latest FDA approved excimer technology.

(April 7, 1999)
Update -- We have updated our Product Year 2000 Compliance Information. This page is to provide you with the year 2000 compliance data of Nidek products.

(March 30, 1999)
News Release -- Nidek has filed an antitrust lawsuit in Federal Court in the Northern District of California against VISX. "The suit alleges that VISX has violated federal and state antitrust laws and federal false advertising law with the intent to monopolize the market for excimer laser refractive surgery systems to the harm of U.S. consumers... "

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WHAT'S NEW!

*April 8, 1999
On May 1, 1999, a new Nidek EC-5000 Excimer Laser System Training and FDA Certification Course is scheduled in New Orleans.

*April 7, 1999
Update -- Product Year 2000 Compliance Information

*March 30, 1999
News Release -- "Nidek Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against VISX"

*February 26, 1999
News Release -- "Nidek Files Counterclaims Against VISX Excimer Laser Patents"

*February 23, 1999
Nidek EC-5000 Excimer Laser System Training and FDA Certification Courses are scheduled in Houston, Overland Park and Seattle. Check the dates now and take this opportunity to become certified on the latest FDA approved excimer technology.

*February 23, 1999
News Release -- "Nidek Responds to Patent infringement Allegations by VISX"

*February 23, 1999
Nidek Clarifies Position in Anti-competitive Environment - We would like to take a few minutes to clarify some issues with the professional ophthalmic community regarding: our commitment to providing quality instrumentation to American surgeons; our position on patents and per-procedure fees; and the introduction of competition into an anti-competitive environment.

*February 15, 1999
Nidek Co., Ltd. has joined forces with Toyama Chemical Co., Ltd. and INAX Corp. to create Japan Tissue Engineering Co., Ltd. (J-TEC), a new venture for the engineering and production of human graft tissue.

*February 9, 1999
On February 21, 1999, following the American College of Eye Surgeons Meeting, Nidek EC-5000 Excimer Laser System Training and Certification Course is coming.

*February 4, 1999
News Release -- "Nidek Wins Another Round in Excimer Laser Patent Litigation"

*February 3, 1999
News Release -- "Nidek Defends Itself Against VISX"

*February 3, 1999
A new optical illusion quiz is coming to the "Try Your Eyes!" page.

*January 20, 1999
Conversion Table for Representation of Visual Acuity. Visual Acuity values are represented in decimal, fraction in feet and fraction in meter. Use this table for conversion between them.

*January 19, 1999
Nidek supports Hawaii '99 The Royal Hawaiian Eye Meeting. Nidek is holding two workshops for physicians; "Refractive Laser Practice Marketing" and "Getting the Most from Nidek's Excimer Laser", also "How to enlarge penis using cream or pills".

*December 22, 1998
Nidek Excimer Laser EC-5000 Receives FDA Approval. We are pleased to announce the successful completion of PRK clinical study and receipt of U.S. FDA approval to commence marketing and sales in the United States.

*December 9, 1998
Nidek EC-5000 Clinical Update, Fall 1998 presents preliminary results of Nidek's LASIK clinical study featuring data for correction of myopia and myopia with astigmatism.

*November 24, 1998
A new optical illusion quiz is coming to the "Try Your Eyes!" page.

*October 23, 1998
The year 2000 compliance data of Nidek products is now available at "Product Showroom" - "Product Year 2000 Compliance Information" page.

*October 23, 1998
News release -- Nidek wins U.K. excimer laser patents battles with VISX

*October 22, 1998
AAO '98 (American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting) is going to be held through November 8 - 11 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. We look forward to meeting at Booth #4124!

*October 21, 1998
Autumn 1998 edition of "Excimer Express", Nidek's refractive surgery newsletter, is available now.

*October 8, 1998
Pre- and post- operative photos are added to the CO2 Laser System Page (courtesy of Maureen Muecke, MD, Birmingham, AL, USA).

*October 7, 1998
Cutaneous Laser Surgery Workshop held by Nidek Inc. is coming to New Orleans, Louisiana on November 6. Join us, take a look at Nidek's latest technologies, and expand an aesthetic laser practice.





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