Refractive eye surgery

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Refractive eye surgery

A general term for surgical procedures that can improve or correct refractive errors by permanently changing the shape of the cornea.
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The new policy will take effect immediately at all facilities providing laser eye surgery.
Food & Drug Administration approved this system as the first of its kind for performing wavefront guided laser eye surgery.
Cliff Cokingtin, who together own 49% of the Overland Park Eye Surgery Center, had an option to purchase NovaMed's 51% interest on April 15, 2005.
ASCRS applauds all technological advancements in the field of laser eye surgery, especially when they have such a significant impact on patient outcomes," says Stephen S.
This year he was honored for his achievements in vision correction as one of Bausch & Lomb's five "visionaries" worldwide whose life work has been committed to the perfection of vision, received the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Lifetime Achievement Award, and received both the Castroviejo and Rayner honorary medals in eye surgery.
BOSTON -- Laser eye surgery has become so widely available in the Boston metropolitan area that hundreds of people each day walk into an ophthalmologist's office with glasses or contact lenses and leave knowing that they might be able to throw them away.
Izhar Hashmi replying the queries of patients dispelled the impression of avoiding any kind of eye surgery during monsoon season and said that only diabetic patients needs to take extra care because of little bit late recovery of wounds otherwise there is nothing harmful for normal patients and they can get operated without any fear.
Izhar Hashmi dispelled the impression of avoiding any kind of eye surgery during monsoon season adding that only diabetic patients need to take extra care because of little bit late in recovery of wounds otherwise there is nothing harmful for normal patients.
FemtoSecond Laser' is latest platform in field of eye surgery and a completely bladeless laser assisted eye surgery technology.
Through the initiative, which saw the multiple offer free laser surgery last year, Optical Express aims to "educate the ophthalmic industry on promoting the life-changing benefits of eye surgery procedures," a spokesperson for the multiple said.
Cuban ophthalmologists have administered eye surgery on more than 109,752 Guatemalan citizens since 2008, according to Rosa Lidia Torres, who coordinates the Operation Miracle free eye surgery program in Guatemala, it was reported (Oct.