Navigation Links
Atlanta LASIK Practice Publishes a Patient’s Testimonial About Allergy to Contact Lenses
Date:5/20/2013

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013

On May 14th, premiere Atlanta LASIK practice the Atlanta Vision Institute published a testimonial about how one of its patients originally came to the Atlanta Vision Institute for a LASIK consultation after being diagnosed with giant papillary conjunctivitis. “Giant papillary conjunctivitis is an allergy to a foreign object in the eye, and for one of our patients in particular, it was her contact lenses that caused this allergy,” says the Medical Director of the Atlanta Vision Institute Dr. Farooq Ashraf. Giant papillary conjunctivitis affects roughly 20 percent of contact lens wearers. People who have been diagnosed with GPC have typically experienced symptoms like swollen, uncomfortable red eyes and the inability to wear contact lenses. There have been studies linking GPC with improper contact use, such as not cleaning the lenses frequently or leaving the same pair in the eyes for too long.

The testimonial published on the Atlanta Vision Institute website describes how the patient with giant papillary conjunctivitis tried wearing daily disposable contact lenses to reduce her symptoms, but the high expense resulted in her wanting the freedom of seeing clearly without the need for contacts or glasses. Dr. Ashraf performed LASIK on her and in her testimonial, she stated that she could see clearly and regrets not getting the surgery sooner. “In cases like this, LASIK is a great alternative because it gives people the freedom to avoid putting foreign objects in their eyes,” says Dr. Ashraf.

Dr. Ashraf is a board-certified ophthalmologist and LASIK surgeon who founded the Atlanta Vision Institute in Atlanta, GA and the Atlanta Vision Clinic in Dubai, UAE. He obtained his advanced training in ocular surgery at Johns Hopkins University and has performed over 40,000 LASIK procedures. He has practices in both Atlanta and Dubai. For more information, visit atlanta2020.com. If you have trouble wearing contact lenses or have been diagnosed with GPC by your eye doctor, schedule a consultation with Dr. Ashraf to see if you’re a candidate for LASIK surgery.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/atlantalasikpractice/lasikinatlanta/prweb10734266.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Healing Heart Urgent Care Opens New Office In Atlanta
2. Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer at Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. Commends Plans to Make Streets Safer for Cyclists
3. TracePoint Consulting Among 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Atlanta
4. Story-Telling At Its Finest: Atlanta-Area Agency Frederick Swanston Brings Home the Gold
5. Owner of Atlanta House Cleaning Service Interviewed About Green Cleaning
6. Atlanta, Please Get Ready for AMTC Auditions on Monday, May 13th
7. Family Promise Visits Atlanta for 12th National Conference
8. Actors, Models and Talent for Christ (AMTC) Prepares for Atlanta Auditions on Monday, April 29th
9. SpineCenter Atlanta Performs First and Only Endoscopic Spine Surgery in Atlanta
10. Atlanta LASIK Surgeon Interviewed About Eye Allergy Tips for Spring
11. Depeche Mode Tickets for Concerts in Detroit, Chicago, St. Paul, Toronto, Montreal, Brooklyn, Wantagh, Bristow, Atlanta, Tampa, Sunrise, Houston, Dallas & LA On Sale 4/6
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... services to communities in east Texas, is launching a regional charity effort to ... Founded in 1991, the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) has raised nearly $30 ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... Bedford, TX (PRWEB) , ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... serves communities in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, is spearheading a regional charity campaign organized ... her husband. , In early June of this year, Christina and her children returned ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Alcovit, a lime-flavored beverage that rids the body of toxins ... product now available through Jet.com. , After 25 years of development, the company ... designed to quickly detox the body thereby avoiding alcohol-induced hangovers. Whether you’re having fun ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... , ... August 18, 2017 , ... “Dangerous Inheritance”: a ... author, Diane Winters. Diane is from Southwest Nebraska where she was raised on ... and family. The story is fictional, but the friendships and mantra of ‘neighbors ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... Rollon Skin ... anti-aging skincare solutions, recently announced the launch of two new skincare products, ... yet effective alternative to expensive plastic surgery or in-patient cosmetic dermatological procedures. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/4/2017)... -- Agragen, LLC, a Cincinnati -based ... and aquacultural feed sectors, announces a significant step ... AGR131.  This drug is designed to trap and ... patients suffering from inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid ... Biological pharmaceuticals currently used ...
(Date:8/2/2017)...   Marshall County Hospital in Benton, Kentucky has added ... hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). The new addition, Tru-D SmartUVC , short for "total room ultraviolet ... such as C. diff , MRSA, MERS, Ebola and more. ... Tru-D SmartUVC ... Tru-D in action in a patient room ...
(Date:8/1/2017)...   CerSci Therapeutics , a non-opioid drug development ... has received notice from the National Institute on Drug ... that it has been awarded a Direct-to-Phase II Small ... 2017 with an additional $1,000,000 to follow in 2018. ... of their lead non-opioid drug candidate CT-044 to the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: