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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New Delhi [India], Sept 16 ( ANI ): Setting aside the contention of the Government of Telangana, the National Human Rights Commission on Saturday recommended it to pay Rs six lakh as relief to the victims of botched-up eye surgery at a government hospital.
Music listening may be considered as an inexpensive, non-invasive, non-pharmacological method to reduce anxiety for patients undergoing elective eye surgery under local anaesthesia, said Gilles Guerrier from Cochin University Hospital.
Steve Schallhorn, chief medical director and chairman of Optical Express' International Medical Advisory Board, said: "We believe it is vitally important that optical professionals are fully informed about this increasingly popular alternative to spectacles, contact lenses and laser eye surgery, as not only a treatment for cataracts, but also as an alternative vision correction solution.
East West Eye is more than happy to answer any questions clients may have regarding Lasik eye surgery.
The Prime Minister received a letter from citizens of the country, who asked to send 2 snow leopards to Almaty Zoo, which is ready to pay for transportation costs, eye surgery and rehabilitation of snow leopards provided the animals will remain in Almaty Zoo.
LASER eye surgery has been helping people see clearly without glasses or contact lenses for more than 20 years.
In the United States alone, over one million patients have already undergone Lasik eye surgery.
Modern laser eye surgery is very successful in the short-sighted.
Prosecutors checked into Emmet Taylor's claim that eye surgery was needed to save his eyesight and that therefore his sentencing and custody time should be postponed indefinitely.
The DLEK corneal transplant--what some claim is the biggest advancement in eye surgery in 50 years--is Olkowski's latest "first" for Hawaii.
Unlike Lasik laser eye surgery, which reshapes part of the eye, the new technique relies on thinner than-paper corrective lenses.
CLINICS offering laser eye surgery are not always informing prospective patients about the risks involved in treatment,