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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...

2014-04-23 08:31:02

MONROVIA, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, today announced that it is hosting an investor breakfast and webcast on Saturday, April 26 during the ASCRS Symposium on cataract and refractive surgery in Boston, MA. The meeting will feature presentations by two leading ophthalmologists who spoke at the recent FDA Ophthalmic Devices Panel...

2014-04-17 08:27:54

MONROVIA, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, today announced that it will release its financial results for the first quarter ended April 4, 2014 on Monday, April 28, 2014 after the market close. STAAR will host a conference call and video webcast on Monday, April 28 at 4:15 p.m. Eastern / 1:15 p.m. Pacific to discuss these results and...

2014-04-15 23:05:13

Braverman Eye Center now provides surgical treatment for Lasik in Fort Lauderdale & Miami. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Braverman Eye Center now provides surgical treatment for Lasik in Fort Lauderdale & Miami. They have been helping patients for many years to achieve better eyesight through Lasik and other technology used by their surgeons. One will surely get the best treatment at the Braverman Eye Center if you have surgery there. Since Lasik is a very delicate operation,...

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...

2014-04-08 12:32:06

Dr. Sandy T. Feldman Provides Tips for Individuals with Cataracts SAN DIEGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) estimates that approximately 22 million Americans over the age of 40 suffer from cataracts, while more than half will be diagnosed with this condition by the time they reach the age of 80. According to a recent study conducted by the AAO, it was determined that individuals who undergo cataract surgery to correct their vision have a lower...

2014-04-07 08:32:07

LOS ANGELES, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles eye doctor, Dr. Ramin Rabbani, offers consultations for LASIK and refractive surgery to help patients determine the best treatments for their needs. LASIK and refractive surgery are excellent options for treating or correcting many common vision problems. About Dr. Ramin Rabbani, Optometrist Los Angeles Los Angeles eye exam expert, Dr. Rabbani, has extensive experience in the vision care field, providing optical exam and...

2014-03-31 23:21:31

Dr. Michael Tracy of Carlsbad Eye Care responds to recent article outlining Computer Vision Syndrome, its effects, and how to prevent it. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 A recent article discussed the damage that can occur from too much screen time. Computer screens have become part of our everyday lives. For millions of Americans, hours of the day are spent in front of a monitor, smartphone, or television, causing an issue called Computer Vision Syndrome. At Carlsbad Eye Care in San...

2014-03-23 23:03:03

Atlanta Vision Institute is sponsoring on a contest on its Facebook page to collect photo submissions of entrants wearing ugly, old or damaged eyeglasses to be entered to win a new pair of sunglasses. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Beginning on Monday, March 24, 2014, the Atlanta LASIK surgery center Atlanta Vision Institute is hosting a photo contest on its Facebook page. To enter, applicants must submit a photo of themselves, a friend or loved one wearing ugly, old or damaged...

2014-03-18 23:29:52

Dubai LASIK Clinic Sees Increase in Patients Requesting Laser Eye Surgery to Play Sports Dubai, United Arab Emirates (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Atlanta Vision Clinic, center for LASIK in Dubai, is experiencing an increase in patients expressing concern regarding the safety of LASIK for athletes and those who frequently play sports. The influx of inquiries has been spurred by the recently concluded Dubai Open tennis championship games. Patients have requested LASIK surgery specifically to...