This excerpt taken from the ISTA DEF 14A filed Nov 7, 2008.
TO BE HELD DECEMBER 10, 2008
TO OUR STOCKHOLDERS:
You are cordially invited to the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of ISTA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., a Delaware corporation. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at 11:30 a.m., local time, at the offices of Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, our legal counsel, located at 660 Newport Center Drive, 16th Floor, Newport Beach, California 92660 for the following purposes (as more fully described in the Proxy Statement accompanying this Notice):
Our Board of Directors recommends that you vote in favor of the foregoing items of business, which are more fully described in the Proxy Statement accompanying this notice.
Only our stockholders of record at the close of business on November 6, 2008 are entitled to notice of and to vote at the meeting.
All stockholders are cordially invited to attend the meeting in person. However, to ensure your representation at the meeting, there are three ways to vote your shares by proxy: call the toll-free number listed on the accompanying proxy; visit the Internet site address listed on the accompanying proxy; or complete, sign and date the proxy and return it in the envelope provided. Any stockholder attending the meeting may vote in person even if he or she has returned a Proxy.
November 7, 2008