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2013-07-24 23:27:44

Jacqueline W. Muller, MD, a top New York City eye surgeon known for her expertise in laser eye surgery (LASIK) and the diagnosis and treatment of dry eye, reported that because of the extraordinarily high pollen counts this spring, extra care and attention were required to obtain the same outstanding visual results (with laser eye surgery, LASIK) that she is known for. New York City, New York. (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Jacqueline W. Muller, MD, a top New York City eye surgeon known for her...

2013-06-03 23:20:10

While LASIK and related vision correction procedures can resolve nearsightedness and farsightedness in many adults, LASIK surgery is not appropriate for everyone. Dr. Ilan Cohen warns that the public should carefully reconsider LASIK "mills" that agree to perform surgery on every patient who walks through the door, whether a good surgical candidate or not. Old Bridge, NJ (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 “One of the first questions you should ask an ophthalmologist who performs LASIK is what...

2013-03-10 23:02:47

5th Avenue Eye Center is offering a “Tax-Time LASIK Special” throughout March, 2013 to help patients in New York, New Jersey and the Tri-State area afford to see the world through their own eyes with LASIK eye surgery. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 10, 2013 “Tax-time is the ideal time to think about making an investment in your good vision,” said Dr. Ilan Cohen. “If you anticipate getting a tax refund from Uncle Sam this year, the refund can help cover most or all...

2012-08-12 23:01:33

To build upon our medical and surgical expertise and research to provide breakthrough technology to produce the next standard of visual outcomes. Toronto ON (PRWEB) August 12, 2012 Laser Eye Surgery Toronto News with Dr Andrew Taylor. Dr. Andrew Taylor, MD, FRCSC, Dip ABO is a cum laude graduate of the University of Toronto. Dr. Taylor received his medical degree from the University of Toronto in 1991. He then completed an internship in comprehensive internal medicine at The Toronto...

2011-07-01 11:12:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Ming Wang of Wang Vision Cataract & LASIK Center, Nashville, TN, became the first surgeon in the world to perform a 3D LASIK procedure, and the first in Tennessee to perform a 3D cataract surgery. The first such ground-breaking surgeries took place at Wang Vision Cataract & LASIK Center on May 27, 2011 and June 2, 2011, respectively. Both procedures utilized off-label uses of the TrueVision® 3D high-definition,...

2011-03-03 00:00:27

At Gordon & Weiss Vision Institute in La Jolla, CA, ophthalmologists and LASIK eye surgeons are announcing the recent implementation of the latest laser technology available in the vision correction industry. Doctors at the Gordon & Weiss Vision Institute say that, for more than 25 years, they have been setting the standard for laser vision correction in San Diego, which is why they were compelled to provide the Wavelight optimized correction capabilities of the Allegretto FS200. San...

2011-01-27 00:02:58

Becker's ASC Review recently released the "34 of the Best Ophthalmologists in America" list. Salt Lake City LASIK and cataract surgeon Dr. Robert Cionni, at The Eye Institute of Utah, was included among the top physicians in the ophthalmology field. Salt Lake City, UT (Vocus/PRWEB) January 26, 2011 Dr. Robert Cionni, a specialist in cataract surgery and LASIK eye surgery in Salt Lake City, UT, was selected to Becker's ASC Review list of the "34 Best Ophthalmologists in America" for his...

2010-10-22 00:00:36

The Gordon & Weiss Vision Institute is adding a new member to the ophthalmology team as they welcome Dr. Michael Gordon's daughter, Dr. Alison Gordon. San Diego, CA (Vocus) October 21, 2010 In La Jolla, CA, Dr. Alison Gordon has become the newest member of the Gordon & Weiss Vision Institute. She specializes in a range of procedures, including refractive surgery, cataract surgery with intraocular lens implants, and glaucoma management, as well as an array of general ophthalmologic...

2009-11-05 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new laser therapy that can potentially remove cataracts from people's eyes more efficiently and with greater precision was presented on October 24, 2009 at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting. The technology, currently undergoing clinical trials outside the USA, was developed by LenSar, a start-up company which is in a head-to-head competition with two other players to be the first to commercialize the technology. LenSar...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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