XNAS:STAA Staar Surgical Insider Activity 4 Filing - 3/2/2012

Effective Date 3/2/2012

STAA Fair Value Estimate
Premium
STAA Consider Buying
Premium
STAA Consider Selling
Premium
STAA Fair Value Uncertainty
Premium
STAA Economic Moat
Premium
STAA Stewardship
Premium
 
FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB APPROVAL
OMB Number: 3235-0287
Expires: January 31, 2005
Estimated average burden hours per response... 0.5

(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Todd Donald J
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
STAAR SURGICAL CO [STAA]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
President, Asia/Pacific
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
1911 WALKER AVENUE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/02/2012
(Street)

MONROVIA, CA 91016
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock(1) 03/02/2012   A   7,500(1) A $ 0 16,200(2)(4) D  

Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
Persons who respond to the collection of information contained in this form are not required to respond unless the form displays a currently valid OMB control number. SEC 1474 (9-02)

Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Common Stock Options $11 03/02/2012   A   20,000     (3) 03/02/2022 Common Stock 20,000 $ 0 20,000 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Todd Donald J
1911 WALKER AVENUE
MONROVIA, CA 91016
      President, Asia/Pacific  

Signatures

 /s/ Charles Kaufman as Attorney-in-fact for Donald Todd   03/06/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Performance Accelerated Restricted Shares (PARS) subject to forfeiture and vesting in a single installment on March 2, 2015, but subject to accelerated vesting as to 1/3 of the shares each year pursuant to achievement of certain performance criteria.
(2) Includes 7,500 PARS subject to forfeiture and vesting in a single installment on March 15, 2014 and 7,500 PARS subject to forfeiture and vesting in a single installment on March 2, 2015.
(3) The options first became exercisable as follows: 6,667 shares on March 2, 2013, 6,667 shares on March 2, 2014 and 6,666 shares on March 2, 2015.
(4) Following all reported transactions, Mr. Todd's total beneficial ownership (as defined in rule 13d-3 under the Exchange Act) is 34,530 shares of Common Stock, which includes 15,000 PARS and 18,330 shares purchasable pursuant to options that have vested or will vest within 60 days of this report. Mr. Todd also holds 66,667 unvested options.

Note: File three copies of this Form, one of which must be manually signed. If space is insufficient, see Instruction 6 for procedure.

Potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information contained in this form are not required to respond unless the form displays a currently valid OMB number.

XNAS:STAA Staar Surgical Insider Activity 4 Filling

Staar Surgical XNAS:STAA Stock - Get Insider Activity SEC Filing of Staar Surgical XNAS:STAA stocks, including company profile, shares outstanding, strategy, business segments, operations, officers, consolidated financial statements, financial notes and ownership information.

Content Partners
XNAS:STAA Staar Surgical Insider Activity 4 Filing - 3/2/2012
Name |  Ticker |  Star Rating |  Market Cap |  Stock Type |  Sector |  Industry Star Rating |  Investment Style |  Total Assets |  Category |  Top Holdings |  Top Sectors |  Symbol |  Title Star Rating |  Category |  Total Assets |  Top Holdings |  Top Sectors |  Symbol |  Name Title |  Date |  Author |  Collection |  Interest |  Popularity Topic |  Sector |  Key Indicators |  User Interest |  Market Cap |  Industry Name |  Ticker |  Star Rating |  Market Cap |  Stock Type |  Sector |  Industry Star Rating |  Investment Style |  Total Assets |  Category |  Top Holdings |  Top Sectors |  Symbol / Ticker |  Title Star Rating |  Category |  Total Assets |  Symbol / Ticker |  Name Title |  Date |  Author |  Collection |  Popularity |  Interest Title |  Date |  Company |  Symbol |  Interest |  Popularity Title |  Date |  Company |  Symbol |  Interest |  Popularity

Previous: XNAS:STAA Staar Surgical Insider Activity 4 Filing - 3/2/2012  |  Next: XNAS:STAA Staar Surgical Insider Activity 4 Filing - 5/11/2012