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2013-12-31 16:22:00

2014 Brings Major Milestone for Cataract Treatment Program NEW YORK, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HelpMeSee - a campaign to eliminate cataract blindness - today reported that it has completed 100,000 cataract surgeries through the HelpMeSee Program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130403/DC88441LOGO) In a note to HelpMeSee's 93 surgical partners, Co-founder, Jim Ueltschi commended the cataract surgeons working everyday on the frontlines to end cataract...

2013-12-26 23:02:43

Ophthalmic surgeons at North Shore Eye Care are now able to offer patients an all-laser, blade-free method of cataract surgery that is revolutionizing one of the most common procedures performed in medicine today, according to eye surgeon Jeffrey Martin, MD, Medical Director of North Shore Eye Care, who is scheduled to perform the first official Catalys laser cataract procedure on Long Island. Smithtown, New York (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Ophthalmic surgeons at North Shore Eye Care are...

2013-11-08 08:27:20

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Eye Institute (VEI) is bringing a new standard of precision to cataract patients by adding LenSx® Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery to its service offerings. This custom, blade-free cataract removal option allows surgeons to use exacting, individualized specifications unattainable with standard cataract surgery. "We're excited to be the first center in central Virginia to offer LenSx," says Bradley Smith, CEO at VEI. "The same...

2013-10-21 08:28:57

WASHINGTON, N.C., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington Eye Center is proud to announce it has changed its name to Precision Eye Care, effective immediately. The name was chosen to better reflect the level of accuracy and quality of care that patients have come to expect from Eastern North Carolina's leading Ophthalmology and Optometry practice. Serving to unite the brand, Precision Eye Care will be the new name of the locations in Greenville, Kinston and Washington. In addition...

2013-10-11 23:19:11

Dr. Severin Palydowycz Continues Humanitarian Effort Helping More than 200 Visually Impaired Patients in Macedonia Middletown, NY (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 When Severin B. Palydowycz, MD learned there were patients in Macedonia who had been on a waiting list for cataract surgery for more than three years, he knew he had to do something. Dr. Palydowycz, a surgeon at Hudson Valley Ambulatory Surgery (HVAS), and director and chief surgeon at Tri-state Eye, has performed good will surgeries...

2013-09-20 23:18:15

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a recent study revealing that cataract-related eye surgery tend to live longer than those who do not receive the surgery. Toronto (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a recent study revealing that cataract-related eye surgery tend to live longer than those who do not receive...

2013-09-12 23:21:58

In their continuing effort to expand their comprehensive eye care services, the doctors and staff of North Shore Eye Care proudly welcome Lawrence M. Buono, M.D., a Fellowship-Trained Neuro Ophthalmologist who trained at the world-renowned Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia, PA and his wife, Christine Speer-Buono, MD a general ophthalmologist. Southold, Long Island (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 In their continuing effort to expand their comprehensive eye care services, the doctors and staff...

2013-08-20 23:01:56

San Antonio Eye Center PA advises on the risks and preventive measures for Cataracts during Senior Citizens Day on Wednesday, August 21. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 San Antonio Eye Center PA recommends preventative eye care for senior citizens during Senior Citizens Day on Wednesday, August 21. Cataracts develop as part of the aging process. By age 75, about 70 percent of people will have cataracts. As people age, the lens of the eye becomes less flexible, less transparent and...

2013-07-27 23:01:39

Voted "Doctor of the Year" in 2012, Dr. Colby Stewart releases a new documentary on the Houston Eye Foundation and changing a man's life in a matter of minutes. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 Houston ophthalmologist Dr. Colby Stewart recently released a documentary that tells the story of a patient who's life had been changed by severe cataracts. The short documentary reflects the collaborative efforts of the Houston Eye Foundation and the surgical expertise of Dr....

2013-06-04 16:25:21

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. V.K. Raju, founder and medical director of the Eye Foundation of America, announced today that he is expanding efforts to help those who are at risk for blindness from diabetic retinopathy. In doing so, he is organizing a special mission to rural areas of India and beyond. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130529/NE22746 ) Diabetic retinopathy is the result of blood sugar levels weakening blood vessels in the retina. Over time...