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2012-08-18 23:01:04

Prelex pioneer and Lasik specialist Dr. Rajesh Khanna, is set to release his first book titled: Prelex. The Prelex procedure allows individuals to see near, middle and distance without the use of glasses or contacts. Dr. Khanna's new book will explain the benefits of the procedure and help patients identify if they are candidates. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2012 For years, patients across the state of California as well as international colleagues have urged Dr. Rajesh Khanna to...

2012-08-13 14:23:13

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Summer is almost over and for most kids it's that back to school time. For parents and children, this means focusing on what's on their "to do" list that not only includes school supply shopping, but the important pediatrician/doctor visits. What is just as critical as these doctor appointments are vision appointments. During the typical doctor check-up, a thorough eye exam is not given and many parents do not realize that vision problems can be...

2012-06-15 23:03:20

International EyeCare Laser & Lifestyle Center is one of only a few clinics in the state of Texas certified to perform Keratoconus treatments, an important first step in preventing a potentially debilitating eye disease. College Station, TX (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 International EyeCare Laser & Lifestyle Center provides residents of College Station and Houston with advanced ocular care. The clinic was instrumental in getting LASIK surgery approved in the United States and is one of the...

2012-05-17 06:25:39

CLEVELAND, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For years, patients with an eye disease called keratoconus have had little to no hope of continuing to see well without glasses or contacts, and a portion of them had a high risk corneal transplant in their future. Keratoconus is an eye disease that causes the cornea (the clear covering on the eye) to become thin and steep over time. Patients with keratoconus can wear special contact lenses or in some cases glasses. Many of them lose the ability to see...

2012-04-26 23:01:54

Well known actor, producer, and director Kevin Sorbo is loved by fans for his role in the television series Hercules and Andromeda and the recent feature film Soul Surfer. For many years Kevin suffered from the common eye disorder called pterygium as well as poor vision. He was recently introduced to corneal specialist and Lasik expert Dr. Rajesh Khanna. Dr. Khanna has treated thousands of patients suffering from pterygium and has specialized in vision correction for over twenty years. Dr....

2012-04-10 23:01:09

Lasik vision specialist, Dr. Rajesh Khanna M.D., makes an innovative new discovery for patients suffering from Keratoconus. Keratoconus, a common eye disease can be painful and can even cause blindness. Where there was once no hope for people suffering from Keratoconus, now with they have options, including, the intact ring segment implant and the corneal transplant. Los Angeles, Ca (PRWEB) April 09, 2012 Keratoconus is an eye disease that affects approximately one person in 1,000 and can...

2012-04-10 09:13:11

National multi-center study suggests monitoring is necessary for early intervention A national consortium of researchers has published new findings that could change the standard of practice for those treating Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy (FECD), a disease characterized by cornea swelling that can eventually lead to the need for corneal transplantation. The Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy Genetics Multi-Center Study Group, led by co-principal investigators Jonathan Lass, MD,...

2012-03-16 23:00:13

Spring is just around the corner and for many, spring includes flare-ups of allergies resulting in the troubling symptoms of runny noses and itchy, watery eyes. The most common causes of allergies are seasonal and a result of exposure to pollens and molds which trigger a chain reaction on the immune system. “ For some, the allergies are more troubling than dangerous and cause difficulty wearing contact lenses. For others, vision can become impaired,” said Dr. Sandy T. Feldman of...

2012-01-25 11:00:00

LASIK surgeon to the stars and "The Most Beautiful Woman on Earth" featured in Elegant Living Magazine. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been declared as the most beautiful woman on earth. Recently she was featured on the front cover of the Elegant Living Magazine. The article recaptures her rise to stardom from humble beginnings. A few pages apart was a similar story of rise to fame from humble beginnings of Dr khanna, who is considered the LASIK surgeon to...

2011-11-11 16:10:00

Some of the Midwestâs best eye care professionals will shed light on a rare and mysterious eye disorder called keratoconus on Sunday, November 13th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University Conference Center, 525 S. State Street in Chicago. The free seminar is presented by the National Keratoconus Foundation. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) November 11, 2011 Some of the Midwestâs best eye care professionals will shed light on a rare and mysterious eye disorder called...