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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Significantly, the ASCRS Symposium offered yet another platform for Dr Maria to showcase her research work on cuttingA[degrees]edge refractive eye surgery. Over a career spanning two decades, she has undertaken a number of research initiatives that have contributed to a better understanding and development of advanced surgical techniques.
The 4th edition of the Vision-X Dubai Conference will include topics such refractive eye surgery, the latest trends in managing refractive errors and the presentation of previously successfully managed cases.
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You may be a candidate for refractive eye surgery being offered at the Jones Eye Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.
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Responding to a need from the fleet for refractive eye surgery, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth is making it possible for more fleet Sailors than ever to toss their spectacles.