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Editor's notes: IRIX is hitting an inflection point in its growth phase. Earnings growth over the next 2-3 years should hit 50-75%, leading to 100% upside in shares.

Under-followed by the Street and unknown to most investors, ophthalmology pure-play, Iridex Corp. (IRIX), is both a compelling short-term and long-term investment opportunity. Buttressed by its sterling reputation as a research-oriented firm for two decades within the ophthalmic laser space, Iridex has enjoyed a quiet inflection point in recent quarters. Iridex is now a more commercially-oriented company focused on ramping up its revenues and earnings - a focus we believe will boost its shares to $20+ in the next 12-18 months.

Already profitable and generating positive cash flow, Iridex's business momentum has only just begun to turn upward. After growing its revenues 8% year-over-year in its first two quarters of the year, in the third quarter, Iridex's revenues...

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