SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
PARAGON ASSOCIATES & PARAGON ASSOCIATES II JOINT VENTURE

(Last) (First) (Middle)
500 CRESCENT COURT, SUITE 260

(Street)
DALLAS TX 75201

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
07/17/2015
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
IRIDEX CORP [ IRIX ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 1,023,200(1) D(2)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
PARAGON ASSOCIATES & PARAGON ASSOCIATES II JOINT VENTURE

(Last) (First) (Middle)
500 CRESCENT COURT, SUITE 260

(Street)
DALLAS TX 75201

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Paragon JV Partners, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
500 CRESCENT COURT, SUITE 260

(Street)
DALLAS TX 75201

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Dyer Bradbury III

(Last) (First) (Middle)
500 CRESCENT COURT, SUITE 260

(Street)
DALLAS TX 75201

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. The filing of this Form 3 shall not be construed as an admission that Paragon JV Partners, LLC ("Paragon GP") or Bradbury Dyer III, the sole and managing member of Paragon GP, is or was for the purposes of Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise the beneficial owner of any of the Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share (the "Common Stock"), of Iridex Corporation (the "Issuer") purchased by Paragon Associates and Paragon Associates II Joint Venture, a joint venture ("Paragon JV") formed by Paragon Associates, Ltd., a Texas limited partnership ("Paragon"), Paragon Associates II, Ltd. a Texas limited partnership ("Paragon II"), and Paragon Associates III, Ltd., a Texas limited partnership ("Paragon III"). Pursuant to Rule 16a-1, both Paragon GP and Mr. Dyer disclaim such beneficial ownership except to the extent of its or his spective pecuniary interest therein.
2. Paragon JV holds 1,023,200 shares of Common Stock of the Issuer through its own account. Paragon GP serves as the general partner to each of Paragon, Paragon II and Paragon III, and as the investment advisor of Paragon JV. Paragon GP receives a portion of the profits in the form of a capital allocation from, and owns a partnership interest in, Paragon, Paragon II and Paragon III. Bradbury Dyer III reports the Common Stock held indirectly by Paragon GP because, as the sole and managing member of Paragon GP at the time of purchase, he controlled the disposition and voting of the securities.
Remarks:
/s/ Bradbury Dyer III, Authorized Agent of Paragon Associates and Paragon Associates II Joint Venture 07/27/2015
/s/ Bradbury Dyer III, Sole and Managing Member of Paragon JV Partners, LLC 07/27/2015
/s/ Bradbury Dyer III 07/27/2015
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