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2014-10-21 23:08:53

Carlsbad ophthalmologist Dr. Michael Tracy comments on the AcuFocus KAMRA corneal inlay, a revolutionary new method to treat presbyopia. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 With the development of KAMRA, an intra-corneal inlay designed specifically to treat presbyopia, California-based company AcuFocus is making it possible for older adults suffering from age-related loss of near vision to shed their glasses and contact lenses for good. “KAMRA has the potential to be the next big...

2014-10-18 23:03:06

Don't lose your flex spending dollars SLC, Utah (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 Dr. Brian Davis and his staff at Davis Vision Center in South Jordan are reminding Utah patients to utilize their employer Flex Spending Accounts (FSAs) or Flex Plans to receive affordable LASIK surgery before the end of the 2014 calendar year. As with most Flex Spending Accounts, funds that are not used by the end of the year are lost, so October is an optimal time to start planning the allocation of the...

2014-08-26 23:12:38

Carlsbad LASIK specialist Michael Tracy M.D. offers patients the latest in laser eye surgery techniques. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Dr. Michael Tracy, ophthalmologist and LASIK surgeon in Carlsbad, offers his patients Intra-LASIK, a state of the art procedure that, unlike traditional LASIK, is completely bladeless. During traditional LASIK, surgeons use a combination of a surgical blade and an excimer laser to correct various visual issues such as myopia, hyperopia, and...

2014-07-16 23:08:21

Carlsbad ophthalmologist Michael Tracy, MD comments on a study finding LASIK as an effective option for Naval aviators. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 A recent study has found that femtosecond-assisted wavefront-guided LASIK, a bladeless form of the popular eye correction surgery, results in fast and effective outcomes for Naval aviators. Previously, LASIK had not been approved as a procedure for Naval aviators, who instead had to undergo photorefractive keratectomy (also known as...

2014-07-08 08:31:27

Avellino Lab USA's Genetic Test Makes LASIK Safer for the 350,000 Patients Who Undergo the Procedure Each Year RENTON, Wash., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- King LASIK, a leading-edge, full service eye care facility with seven Pacific Northwest locations, today announced its partnership with Avellino Lab USA, developer of the only commercially available genetic test worldwide for Granular Corneal Dystrophy (GCD), a disease that can eventually lead to complete loss of vision. King...

2014-06-10 23:16:31

Dr. Farooq Ashraf, a leading LASIK surgeon with offices in Atlanta, GA and Dubai, UAE, recently introduced the LASIK XTRA® procedure to patients in his international clinic. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Board-certified LASIK surgeon and ophthalmologist Dr. Farooq Ashraf, MD, FACS, has introduced the latest advanced LASIK procedure in his international clinic located in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Called LASIK XTRA®, the procedure is an additional eye treatment to...

2014-04-24 08:34:37

First genetic test designed to make LASIK safer for the 350,000 U.S. patients who undergo the procedure each year MENLO PARK, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avellino Lab USA, developer of the Avellino-GENE Detection System (AGDS(TM)) Test, the first genetic test for Avellino Corneal Dystrophy (ACD), will introduce the Avellino DNA Dual Test for LASIK Safety, a genetic test that can detect for both ACD and another genetic mutation, Granular Corneal Dystrophy type I (GCD1), at...

2014-04-19 23:00:27

Braverman Eye Center now practices Lasik in Miami with their highly trained and experienced specialists. The techniques used by their doctors are highly educated and skilled, implementing the safest vision correction methods. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Braverman Eye Center performs Lasik in Miami using their highly trained and experienced specialists. The techniques used by their doctors are highly educated and skilled, implementing the safest vision correction methods. From their...

2014-04-11 23:23:21

Dr. Ashraf, medical director and lead surgeon at the Atlanta Vision Clinic in Dubai, recently performed surgery on local blogger Sally Gray. She was then interviewed about her experiences on the Dubai LASIK clinic’s blog. Dubai, United Arab Emirates (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Dr. Ashraf, MD, FACS, a leading LASIK surgeon in Dubai, performed LASIK surgery on local blogger Sally Gray on March 9, 2014 at the Atlanta Vision Clinic in Dubai, UAE. Sally Gray promoted the surgery on her Facebook...

2014-04-02 08:32:22

CINCINNATI, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (NASDAQ: LCAV), a leading provider of laser vision correction services under the LasikPlus(®) brand, today reported that 14,898 procedures were performed during the first quarter of 2014, a decline of 8% from the 16,272 procedures performed during the first quarter of 2013. Michael J. Celebrezze, chief executive officer of LCA-Vision, said, "As we previously disclosed, procedure volume got off to a sluggish start during the...


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