Aquesys - Top 5 Medical Device VC Deals, H1 2010

AquesysWho: Aquesys
When: June 29
Type: Series C
Funding Amount: $35 million

Investors: Longitude Capital Management, Rho Ventures, Accuitive Medical Ventures, Carlyle Group and SV Life Sciences

Details: California-based Aquesys, which manufactures and distributes glaucoma implants, is developing a 10-minute surgical procedure that the company says can halt halt glaucoma-related vision loss, the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. In a statement, Aquesys said it will using the funding to continue clinical development of the procedure. Aquesys website

Aquesys - Top 5 Medical Device VC Deals, H1 2010
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