Glaukos Awarded “Fierce 15” Designation


Glaukos Corporation has been named by Fierce Medical Devices as a “Fierce 15” device and diagnostic company of 2013, designating Glaukos as one of the most promising private companies in the medtech space. This is Fierce Medical Devices’ second annual “Fierce 15” selection.

“These [15] companies represent some of the best and brightest in the device and diagnostics industries today,” Fierce Medical Devices Editor Damian Garde said. “They’ll be producing big things in the months ahead.”

“Glaukos is honored to be recognized by Fierce Medical Devices for this distinctive award,” Thomas W. Burns, president and CEO of Glaukos, said in a news release. “We are actively engaged in a global marketing campaign of our flagship iStent device to attempt to improve the … care of an estimated 70 million worldwide glaucoma patients.”


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