Nicholas Curtis

Nicholas T. Curtis’ career in ophthalmology spans 35 years. As a founding member of the ophthalmic subsidiary of Chiron Corporation, Nick has had increasing responsibilities in sales, marketing and senior management roles, participating in many of the major trends in ophthalmology including: the evolution of anterior to posterior segment IOLs; cataract surgery procedures from intracapsular to extracapsular and phacoemulsification to femtosecond; and refractive surgery from RK, and ALK to LASIK. In 1996, Mr. Curtis founded Refractive Surgical Resources, a pioneering company providing transportable surgical services and was acquired by Laser Vision Centers, Inc. in 1998. Mr. Curtis also served as the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for STAAR Surgical Company and was Chief Commercial Officer at WaveTec Vision, just prior to joining LENSAR, Inc. in 2010. Mr. Curtis has led LENSAR, Inc. through product launch and commercialization of the LENSAR Femtosecond Laser to include Streamline IV and Intelliaxis-L. He has extensive experience in all aspects of product development and fund raising including mergers and acquisition. Mr. Curtis has been a board member and Chief Executive Officer at LENSAR, Inc. since 2012.