Company Profile

Medennium Inc
Profile last edited on: 6/4/19      CAGE: 47W75      UEI: F2Y3SK2F8W34

Business Identifier: Ocular implants for the severely vision-impaired
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Location Information

9 Parker Suite 150
Irvine, CA 92618
   (949) 789-9000
Location: Single
Congr. District: 45
County: Orange

Public Profile

Medennium was formed as a spin off from Pharmacia & Upjohn, where the principals had been with the Center of Excellence for Foldable Intraocular Lenses. Medennium, Inc. designs and manufactures ophthalmic materials and devices providing eye care products, such as SmartPLUG, a device for the treatment of dry eyes that is used to occlude the punctum or tear duct, and conserve the eye's natural tears; Aurium, a colorless lens that restores clear vision to cataract patients; Matrix Acrylic, an intra ocular lens that restores clear vision to cataract patients; SiliconeSQ that provides restoring clear vision to cataract patients; and XSORB, a plug that provides immediate dry eye relief and improves patient comfort. Marketing products through a network of distributors in the United States and internationally, in 2003 Medennium sold the firm's Phakic Refractive Lens (PRL(TM)) product.. to CIBA Vision, the Eye Care affiliate of Swiss-based Novartis. The firm's website waslast updated in Novermber 2016 andit not apparant what happened to the firm.

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Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
2011 2 NIH $1,365,413
Project Title: Photochromic Intraocular Lenses
2004 1 NIH $102,657
Project Title: SmartlOL Accommodative Intraocular Lens

Key People / Management

  Jacob Feldman -- Founder and former CEO

  Ray Ogle -- CEO

  Barbara Fant

  Richard Grant

  Christopher Wilcox -- Research Director

  Stephen Q Zhou