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Five surprising things you didn't know about LASIK

Five surprising things you didn't know about LASIK Have you thought about undergoing LASIK to correct your vision but assumed it entails a painful surgery and long recovery? You might be surprised at how easy the procedure can be. Here are some facts about LASIK that may help you see the idea in a … Full […]

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Woman Blinded By Cornea-Eating Bugs After Leaving Contacts In for 6 Months

Woman Blinded By Cornea-Eating Bugs After Leaving Contacts In for 6 Months Francis says he's seen many patients with serious complications and even blindness from improperly taking care of their contacts. Short of getting Lasik, here's what you can do to protect yourself: 1. Follow the cleaning directions for your contacts … Full News here […]

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Eye, yie yie: A journey in vision impairment

Eye, yie yie: A journey in vision impairment I sanctimoniously put to rest a simple, lightweight pair of black-rimmed glasses and all my contact cases in 2008 after LASIK surgery. My consensus is LASIK surgery is expensive, but well worth it. Drawbacks during the procedure include total loss of … Full News here – Read […]

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Cromwell residents without insurance can buy discounted meds

Cromwell residents without insurance can buy discounted meds “Discounts are also offered on other medical services including vision, hearing and Lasik services,” CCM said. The cards can also be used to buy human-based pet prescriptions that can be filled at a pharmacy. Every resident is being provided with a … Full News here – Read […]

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OCT-guided femtosecond laser increases safety, accuracy of Kamra inlay

OCT-guided femtosecond laser increases safety, accuracy of Kamra inlay Real-time optical coherence tomography-guided femtosecond laser technology increased safety and accuracy of the Kamra corneal inlay in patients with history of LASIK, according to a study. “An important advantage is that femtosecond laser pulse can be … Full News here – Read more on Healio

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Braverman Eye Center Now Offers Painless and Quick Cataract Surgery in Fort

Braverman Eye Center Now Offers Painless and Quick Cataract Surgery in Fort … Braverman Eye Center is considered as one of the first choices when it comes to performing LASIK in Miami. Their LASIK (Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis) surgery is popular and successful in regaining the lost good, uncorrected vision of patients … Full […]

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Seattle Seahawks 2014 Training Camp Profile: Jermaine Kearse

Seattle Seahawks 2014 Training Camp Profile: Jermaine Kearse Following a fairly unproductive rookie season, he decided to have LASIK eye surgery to improve his vision. The following preseason (2013) Kearse looked like a new man. He appeared to be in the best shape of his short career, and was tracking the ball … Full News here […]

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One stop shop for eye care

One stop shop for eye care Dr. Pepose introduced lasik surgery to St. Louis in 1988. According to the walls inside Pepose Vision Institute, that was only the beginning. The medical director says their customized care helps make many patients walk out feeling like they have 20/20 … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Seeing signs easier for Josh Zeid after surgery

Seeing signs easier for Josh Zeid after surgery Josh Zeid once had trouble seeing the signs from the catcher, but that is no longer an issue since he has had Lasik surgery. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle). Astros reliever Josh Zeid used to need special treatment on the mound. There was no reason to … Full News here […]

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Toronto Blue Jays' Steve Tolleson can see clearly now; Jose Bautista to test

Toronto Blue Jays' Steve Tolleson can see clearly now; Jose Bautista to test … “They said that if you have Lasik before age 30, there's always potential that your eyes are not done growing and [the original issue] could potentially come back,” he said. So he plans to have a corrective Lasik procedure done in […]

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GovWatch: State response can be slower than gestation

GovWatch: State response can be slower than gestation Let's say you were planning a same-day surgery at a Lasik center, plastic surgeon or women's center and wanted to know about the cleanliness of the clinics. Have a seat. And maybe start contemplating baby names. You could be waiting awhile. The I-Team … Full News here – […]

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Avedro Becomes Exclusive Global Supplier of MedioCROSS® Riboflavin for

Avedro Becomes Exclusive Global Supplier of MedioCROSS® Riboflavin for … Avedro's family of riboflavin products are used with Avedro's KXL® System for performing Lasik Xtra® as well as accelerated cross-linking for treating keratoconus and post-LASIK ectasia outside the United States. The MedioCROSS riboflavin products are … Full News here – Read more on Business Wire (press […]

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Laser surgery and other fixes for vision woes

Laser surgery and other fixes for vision woes For a longer fix for people who are facing challenges to their vision, there is LASIK surgery. And now, lasers are being routinely used in cataract surgery as well. One down side to this option is that none of the procedures are covered by health … Full […]

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AFCAT: Indian Air Force Flying Branch admissions

AFCAT: Indian Air Force Flying Branch admissions LASIK Surgery for correction of vision is admissible in Transport and Helicopter streams of Short Service Commission (Flying Branch) if the following conditions are fulfilled at the time of Air Force medical examination: (i) LASIK Surgery should not … Full News here – Read more on India Today

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Fichman sees hope in struggling Hartford neighborhood

Fichman sees hope in struggling Hartford neighborhood The pioneer of Lasik eye surgery, who has trained countless ophthalmologists on various eye surgery techniques, said he is committed to revitalizing the struggling Upper Albany section of Hartford, where one of his Fichman Eye Center offices calls home. Full News here – Read more on Hartford Business

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