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Eye Doctors of Washington Awards DC Resident Free LASIK as Part of its Good Deeds Campaign

DC-area resident Adrienne Lo now has 20/20 vision after submitting the winning video for a contest sponsored by a prominent Washington, DC LASIK vision care practice. She’s also proving that a simple, kind gesture to a stranger can brighten someone’s day. ...

Intralase “Bladeless” Lasik Gains Popularity in the Raleigh, NC Area

Dr. Dean Dornic of the Laser Eye Center of Carolina has logged nearly 900 Intralase LASIK procedures. Raleigh, NC (Vocus) June 22, 2009 -- Intralase “Bladeless” Lasik gains popularity in the Raleigh, NC area. Dr. Dean Dornic has performed nearly 900 Intrala...

Kevin Niksarli, M.D. of Manhattan Lasik Center Reviews Pros and Cons of Contact Lenses vs. iLASIK at an International Meeting on 7/1/2009

According to Kevin Niksarli, M.D. of Manhattan LASIK Center, even though the iLASIK™ Procedure is not without risk, wearing contacts has its own risks. Infections with contact lenses can occur, in fact they are an order of magnitude more common when compared to the iLASIK procedure. ...

Kevin Niksarli, M.D. of Manhattan Lasik Center is to Discuss the iLASIK Procedure on AMWC Subspecialty Day Meeting on 7/1/2009

According to Kevin Niksarli, M.D. of Manhattan LASIK Center, even though the iLASIK™ Procedure is not without risk, wearing contacts has its own risks. Infections with contact lenses can occur, in fact they are an order of magnitude more common when compared to iLASIK procedure. Dr. Kevin N...

LASIK Specialist Board Certified Eye Surgeon Dr. Kevin Niksarli, M.D. of Manhattan Lasik Center Announces Website Update

New York City LASIK surgeon, Kevin Niksarli, M.D. of Manhattan Lasik Center recently released a website update. The website includes a surgeons profile detailing Dr. Kevin Niksarli's background and expertise. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2009 -- New York City LASIK sur...

Updegraff Vision Launches Educational Blog/Podcast Site for LASIK and Cataract Patients

Patient education is a key component in the world of ophthalmology today. Updegraff Vision has launched an educational podcast site designed to allow prospective patients to view informative videos at home on their computer or on their iPhone or other mobile device. The podcasts provide an expe...

Financial Advantage In The Current Economy: Lasik Eye Vision Correction Allows Patients To Approach The Future With Clear Vision And Confidence

Viso Lasik Medspas Offers Customers Ultimate Advantage With Economy-Friendly Financing MIAMI, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In the best of circumstances, the current economy can open doors for promising opportunities that arise out of the current financial climate. A prime example ...

Financial Advantage in Plummeting Economy: Lasik Eye Surgery Provides More Than the Advantage of Clear Vision

VISO LASIK MEDSPAS Offers Customers Ultimate Economy-Friendly Financing MIAMI, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In the best of circumstances, the plummeting economy can open doors for promising opportunities that arise out of the sunken financial realm. A prime example of such prospects is the unprecede...

K-State professor awarded $1.48 million to study LASIK complictions

Gary Conrad, a university distinguished professor at Kansas State University's Division of Biology, has received a four-year grant renewal of $1.48 million from The National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health to study the cornea. "The NIH renewal will make Conrad's grant the lon...

Paying it Forward: Washington, DC LASIK Vision Care Practice Sponsors New Contest to Reward Good Deeds

Eye Doctors of Washington is giving back to the community by encouraging others to do the same… and capture it on video. The reward? Free LASIK treatment and the knowledge that good deeds can mean a world of difference in troubling times. (Vocus) April 21, 2009 -...

Ultimate Fighting Championship Title Contender Joins the List of Professional Athletes Choosing Denver's Icon LASIK for Laser Vision Correction

Ultimate Fighting Championship™ (UFC) Title Contender, Nate "The Great" Marquardt, Joins the Growing List of Professional Athletes Choosing Denver's Icon LASIK for Laser Vision Correction Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 26, 2009 -- Professional Mixed Martial Ar...

Honolulu Opthalmologist Alan R. Faulkner, MD Discusses Advantages of Implantable Contact Lenses (ICL) over LASIK Laser Vision Correction

On the occasion of his 100th implantable contact lens (ICL) procedure, Dr. Alan R. Faulkner with Aloha Laser Vision in Honolulu, Hawaii is letting patients know that LASIK is not the only effective way to reduce dependence on corrective eyewear. (Vocus) March 14, 2009 -...

LCA-Vision's National Lasik Network Named as U.S. Provider for National Vision Administrators

CINCINNATI, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV ), a leading provider of laser vision correction services under the Lasik Plus (R) brand, today announced its affiliation with National Vision Administrators, L.L.C. (NVA) that will make laser vision correction more affo...

The Khanna Institute of Lasik Surgery Offers Better Vision for the Chinese New Year

In honor of Chinese New Year, the Khanna Institute of Lasik and Refractive Surgery is offering a discount to the entire Chinese-American population. Valencia, CA (Vocus) January 13, 2009 -- In honor of Chinese New Year, the Khanna Institute of Lasik and Refractive Surge...

Historic LASIK Surgery Performed on Quadriplegic Patient to Preserve his Communication Abilities

BERGENFIELD, N.J., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric Abrue (30), a quadriplegic patient who is dependent on a respirator since he was eight years old, had a historic and highly successful LASIK procedure performed by Drs. Jeffrey and Joseph Dello Russo. Eric fell from a monkey bar in a playground in...

Hall-of-Fame Quarterback, John Elway, Chooses Denver's Own Icon LASIK for Laser Vision Correction

Denver, Colorado's own Icon John Elway, selected Icon LASIK for his laser vision correction. Icon LASIK has locations in Denver and Loveland, Colorado (serving Ft. Collins, Greeley, Cheyenne) Denver, Colo. (PRWEB) November 5, 2008 -- Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterbac...

LCA-Vision Named Provider for New Insured Lasik Product

CINCINNATI, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV), a leading provider of laser vision correction services under the LasikPlus(R) brand, today announced that it will serve as a network laser vision provider for a new insurance benefit underwritten by a nationally know...

Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes Top LASIK Expert Randy Epstein, M.D. of Chicago to it's Unique Lasik Directory Service

Trusted LASIK Surgeons launched its revolutionary Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory service and information resource for consumers at www.TrustedLASIKSurgeons.com . What sets the Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory apart is a unique screening process that helps ensure only those LASIK surgeon who ar...

Alternative to LASIK Increases Momentum with U.S. Consumers

- STAAR Surgical's Visian ICL(TM) Second Quarter Sales Increase by 38% as Compared to Increased Second Quarter Declines in LASIK Procedures -STAAR Surgical Announces New Consumer Website for Visian ICL MONROVIA, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: ST...

$2.1 Million Lasik Malpractice Settlement Against Celebrity Physician Dr. Joseph Dello Russo

New Jersey medical malpractice attorney David A. Mazie of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman recovers one of the largest Lasik malpractice settlements in US history for a 47-year old man rendered legally blind as a result of the surgical malpractice committed by famed eye physician Dr. Joseph Dello ...

STAAR Surgical's LASIK Alternative Expands U.S. Market Gains

- Visian ICL Second Quarter Sales Already Exceed Q1 2008 and Q2 2007 Levels - STAAR Announces Internet Marketing Campaign with Leading Visian ICL Surgeons MONROVIA, Calif., June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA ), a leading deve...

Soldiers Receive Free Memorial Day Lasik Surgery Before Going to Iraq

BERGENFIELD, N.J., May 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two-dozen members of the Army's 2nd Battalion, 113th Infantry Regiment yesterday captured the offices of Dello Russo LaserVision, getting ready for their upcoming deployment in Iraq. Instead of shooting targets with blurry eyes, they were un...

FDA Examines LASIK Surgery Complications

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Michigan, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly ten years after its arrival in the United States, and more than three years after FDA approval, LASIK surgery is coming under fire from some patients who have suffered complications or experienced poor outcomes. Last Friday, the FDA ...

FDA Panel Urges Stronger Warnings for LASIK Surgery

The popular eye procedure helps many, but complaints show it may not be for everyone FRIDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- Golf great Tiger Woods lauds vision-correcting LASIK surgery as "life changing." NASA now allows astronauts to undergo the procedure, and the U.S. military says it ...

FDA Examines 'Quality of Life' for LASIK Patients

Panel convenes to review popular eye surgery, but complaints show it may not be for everyone FRIDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- Golf great Tiger Woods lauds vision-correcting LASIK surgery as "life changing." NASA now allows astronauts to undergo the procedure, and the U.S. military ...

Scientists discover who is likely to get dry eye syndrome after LASIK surgery

Boston, MAScientists at Schepens Eye Research Institute have found that people with a certain low level of tear production are more likely to develop chronic dry eye syndrome after LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis), laser refractive surgery to correct near- and far-sightedness than tho...

U.S. Navy Offers Intralase No-Blade Lasik for Servicemen

The U.S. Navy recently began to pay Lasik surgery costs for serviceman who use no-blade Lasik eye surgeons. Dr. Dello Russo, one of the pioneers who introduced// this method, celebrates the endorsement and explains the Navy's choice. Dello Russo comments on the most recent endorsement of the ...

PRK and LASIK Surgeries ‘Safe and Effective

Both LASIK and PRK eye procedures are safe and effective, according to results of a 10-year study presented at the recent American Academy of Ophthalmology’s //Joint Meeting. Researchers who examined patients a decade after undergoing LASIK and PRK treatments say both procedures provide stable...

Technology Making LASIK Safer for Those Who Have Had Previous Eye Surgery

Rapidly improving technology is making LASIK safer, as well as widening the scope of its potential benefits,// according to A. John Kanellopoulous, MD, who taught an instructional course at the recent American Academy of Ophthalmology’s 2006 Joint Meeting. During the course titled “LASIK in Ey...

Study Compares LASIK and LASEK Eye Surgery

A study comparing the safety, effectiveness and reliability of LASIK and LASEK has found no clinically significant differences between the two types of laser eye// surgery. The study, led by a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher, is published in the December 2006 issue of the America...

STAAR Surgical Generates Cash From Operations During Second Quarter

... second quarter versus an estimated 45% decline in lasik procedures in the U.S. during the second quarter w...hs of 2008 compared to an estimated 40% decline in lasik procedures. On July 17, the U.S. Food and Dr...otential effect of recent negative publicity about lasik on the demand for refractive surgery in general in...

LCA-Vision Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

...ider of laser vision correction services under the lasik Plus ((R)) brand, today announced financial and op...dures, resulting in further volume declines at our lasik Plus ((R)) vision centers and throughout our ind... and integrated media programs in 14 top-producing lasik Plus ((R)) markets. We also are working to upgr...

LCA-Vision to Present at CapStone Investments' 3rd Annual Small-Cap Investor Conference

...ider of laser vision correction services under the lasik Plus ((R)) brand, today announced that members of ...ider of laser vision correction services under the lasik Plus ((R)) brand, operates 71 lasik Plus ((R)) fixed-site laser vision correction cent...

Review of STAAR's Application for the Visian(R) Toric Implantable Collamer(R) Lens by FDA to Resume

...n resolved, the willingness of surgeons and patients to adopt a new product and procedure, and the potential effect of recent negative publicity about lasik on the demand for refractive surgery in general in the U.S. STAAR assumes no obligation to update its forward-looking statements to reflect future eve...

Review of STAAR's Application for the Visian(R) Toric Implantable Collamer(R) Lens by FDA to Resume

...n resolved, the willingness of surgeons and patients to adopt a new product and procedure, and the potential effect of recent negative publicity about lasik on the demand for refractive surgery in general in the U.S. STAAR assumes no obligation to update its forward-looking statements to reflect future eve...

New Option for Correcting Nearsightedness

...'t have laser-assisted eye surgery may benefit from implantable lenses made of a collagen-like substance, say Japanese researchers. They noted that lasik "has gained widespread popularity as a safe and effective surgical method for correction of myopia, but patients with high [severe] myopia or thin cor...

LCA-Vision to Announce Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results on Tuesday, July 28, 2009

...ider of laser vision correction services under the lasik Plus ((R)) brand, today announced that it will rel...ider of laser vision correction services under the lasik Plus ((R)) brand, operates 71 lasik Plus ((R)) fixed-site laser vision correction cent...

Ophthalmologists Invited To Participate in Betadine for EKC Treatment Study

...etadineforekc.com/submission-process.aspx About Dr Goldberg Dr. Daniel Goldberg specializes in comprehensive refractive surgery including lasik eye surgery and refractive intraocular lens and cataract surgery. He is a founding member of Atlantic Eye Physicians, an ophthalmology-led comprehen...

Richard A. Meier Appointed to STAAR Surgical Board of Directors

...Compliance, the willingness of surgeons and patients to adopt a new product and procedure, and the potential effect of recent negative publicity about lasik on the demand for refractive surgery in general in the U.S. STAAR assumes no obligation to update its forward-looking statements to reflect future ev...

STAAR Surgical Completes Common Stock Offering

...Compliance, the willingness of surgeons and patients to adopt a new product and procedure, and the potential effect of recent negative publicity about lasik on the demand for refractive surgery in general in the U.S. STAAR assumes no obligation to update its forward-looking statements to reflect future ev...
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