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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refractive eye surgery is a third treatment alternative.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved it for use in refractive eye surgery in nearsighted and astigmatic patients and will soon approve it for farsighted patients.
The Refractive Surgery Center there recently made time slots available throughout June and July to accommodate 60 USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors to have their vision improved with refractive eye surgery.
Many nearsighted people are undergoing LASIK refractive eye surgery to correct their vision, but astronomers have special concerns to consider before choosing any refractive surgery.
Peter McDonnell, medical director of the USC/Doheny Refractive Laser Medical Center in Los Angeles and one of the top ophthalmological surgeons in the United States, to help make a video explaining refractive eye surgery and telling potential patients what they need to know before having the procedure done.
Cory Lessner, Surgeon to the Stars, Pioneers the Latest Developments in Laser Vision Correction and Refractive Eye Surgery
Dry eye syndrome is characteristic in people that live in developed countries and is caused by pollution, air conditioning, the use of contact lenses, refractive eye surgery or the continued use of computers.
The Regulation of Refractive Eye Surgery Bill proposed by John McDonnell, Labour MP for Hayes and Harlington, at the end of last year was designed to stimulate debate within parliament on the issue.
Henley has opted for the latest incarnation of refractive eye surgery, a technique that goes by the acronym LASIK.
The joint venture will combine the refractive eye surgery assets of both businesses, delivering 20/10 Perfect Vision's promising new technology for the correction of presbyopia in conjunction with Bausch & Lomb's development expertise and worldwide commercial reach.
It is known that successful laser based refractive eye surgery can reduce or even cure common vision refractive errors, as well as, degenerative disorders like keratoconus, which is due to a corneal disorder.
WaveLight develops, manufactures and markets innovative refractive laser and diagnostic systems, including the ALLEGRETTO([R])laser system for refractive eye surgery.