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DMG Productions uncovers the latest advances in ophthalmology.

Mountain View Calif., September 06, 2017— The award-winning series, Innovations with Ed Begley Jr., will feature IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: IRIX) technology in an upcoming episode scheduled to air winter of 2018 on FOX Business. (Check your local listings for viewing information.)

In this episode, the show will explore IRIDEX’s patented MicroPulse ® Laser Technology; a tissue-sparing solution for the treatment of retinal diseases and glaucoma, and IRIDEX’s latest laser, the CYCLO G6™ Glaucoma Laser. MicroPulse ® Technology splits a continuous-wave laser beam into short, repetitive, low energy pulses separated by a brief rest period. The shorter exposure time allows the tissue to cool between laser pulses, helping to minimize and prevent tissue damage during ophthalmic coagulation procedures.

“We are excited to be part of the show’s trajectory and honored to have our technology highlighted on a show of this caliber,” said Will Moore, CEO of IRIDEX Corporation. “MicroPulse ® Technology is at the very core of our mission to provide advanced non-invasive treatment options to patients while enhancing the value of care.”

“We look forward to educating the public about MicroPulse ® Technology’s ability to effectively treat retinal and glaucoma conditions, while causing little or no damage to the eye. By helping reduce - and at times eliminate - treatment risks associated with conventional, continuous-wave laser treatment, it has provided patients a more appealing solution to treat their eye conditions,” said Senior Producer, Michael Devine.

About IRIDEX
IRIDEX Corporation was founded in 1989 and is a worldwide leader in developing, manufacturing, and marketing innovative and versatile laser-based medical systems, delivery devices and consumable instrumentation for the ophthalmology market. We maintain a deep commitment to the success of our customers, with comprehensive technical, clinical, and service support programs. IRIDEX is dedicated to a standard of excellence, offering superior technology for superior results. IRIDEX products are sold in the United States through a direct sales force and internationally through a combination of a direct sales force and a network of approximately 70 independent distributors into over 100 countries. For further information, visit the IRIDEX website at http://www.iridex.com/.

About Innovations and DMG Productions:
Innovations, hosted by award winning actor Ed Begley, Jr., is an information-based series geared toward educating the public on the latest breakthroughs in all areas of society. Featuring practical solutions and important issues facing consumers and professionals alike, Innovations focuses on cutting-edge advancements in everything from health and wellness to global business, renewable energy, and more.

DMG Productions (responsible for creating the Innovations show) includes personnel specialized in various fields from agriculture to medicine, independent films to regional news and more. Field producers work closely with experts in the field to develop stories. This powerful force enables DMG to consistently produce commercial-free, educational programming that both viewers and networks depend on.

For more information visit www.InnovationsTelevision.com or contact Michael Devine at (866) 496-4065 or via email at info@InnovationsTelevision.com.

IRIDEX Contact: 
Will Moore 
President and CEO 
650-940- 4700 

Media Contact:
Jamie Hall
Pascale Communications, LLC.
724-417- 0167
jamie@pascalecommunications.com

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