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4 hrs ago | Freshnews

Avellino Lab USA Launches New DNA Test for LASIK Safety

Avellino Lab USA , developer of the Avellino-GENE Detection System ) Test, the first genetic test for Avellino Corneal Dystrophy , 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 , at the American Society of Cataract and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine, Ophthalmology

9 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Hexham mum's heartache after daughter suffers rare eye cancer

A mum has claimed delays in diagnosing a rare eye condition cost her daughter the sight in one of her eyes.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England, Retinoblastoma, Health

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Benzinga

LCA-Vision Announces ISS and Glass, Lewis Recommend Stockholders Vote ...

Vision Inc. , a leading provider of laser vision correction services under the LasikPlusA brand, today announced that two leading proxy advisory firms, ISS Proxy Advisory Services and Glass, Lewis & Co., has each issued a recommendation that LCA-Vision Inc. stockholders vote in favor of all proposals related to its acquisition by PhotoMedex, Inc.

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Related Topix: LCAVision, Health, Healthcare Industry, PhotoMedex

Albany Times Union

Brain Implants Could Give People Perfect Memories And Night Vision

Computer chips aren't just for your laptop and phone anymore. Doctors are implanting these technologies in our brains to restore sight to the blind and hearing to the deaf.

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Related Topix: Health, Audiology, Medicine, Genetics

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Business Wire

Avedro Announces Canadian Approval for its KXL II a Advanced Cross-Linking System

The KXL II System performs a procedure called PiXLa which has the potential to deliver non-surgical correction of myopia, and improve cataract surgery outcomes.

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Apr 16, 2014

World News Report

UV Eye Protection Important for Seacoast Activities after LASIK & Cataract Surgery

"For LASIK or cataract surgery patients, it's important to remember to wear UV protecting sunglasses as warmer weather encourages outside activities on our Connecticut seacoast," shared Corneal Specialist & Cataract Surgeon Leslie Doctor, M.D. NORWALK, CT, April 16, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- "This time of year many patients make the transition to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Health, Weather, Norwalk, CT, Fairfield County, CT

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Hispanic Business

Braverman Eye Center Now Provides Surgical Treatment for Lasik in Fort Lauderdale & Miami

One will surely get the best treatment at the if you have surgery there. Since Lasik is a very delicate operation, it requires some precautions after the surgery.

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Related Topix: Cataract, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Sand Trap

My Edel Putter Fitting

Yeah. My alignment changed and I could no longer line up inside the cup or control my distances at all.

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Related Topix: Health

Fox News

LASIK eye surgery safe in long-term, experts say

LASIK eye surgery to correct a person's vision has been in use since the mid-1990s, but lingering questions as to the long-term effects still come to mind for past and potential patients.

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Related Topix: Health, Food and Drug Administration

I-Newswire.com

Raleigh Eye Center to Give Away LASIK Procedure in Goofy Glasses Giveaway

Raleigh Eye Center , the Triangle's leader in laser vision correction for more than thirty years, is looking for the goofy pictures of people in their glasses or glasses-like contraptions in exchange for a chance to win LASIK.

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Related Topix: Health, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Raleigh, NC

WTNH

Laser Vision Correction Alternatives

Dr. Jeffrey Gold of Liberty Vision and his patient, Ralph Columbare, discuss the Epi-LASIK procedure and what it entails.

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Related Topix: Health

Sys-Con Media

Dry Eye Can Now Be Treated With IPL Therapy, Say Chester County Ophthalmologists

A recent study from Ophthalmology found Americans who live in cities with a high level of air pollution, including New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles, have the greatest risk for dry eye syndrome.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Ophthalmology, Health, Supplement, Fish Oil

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

Should These 5 Medical Devices Be Recalled?

Excimer lasers are used in LASIK surgery to reshape the cornea in order to improve eyesight.

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Related Topix: Health, Food and Drug Administration

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Sand Trap

My Edel Putter Fitting

Yeah. My alignment changed and I could no longer line up inside the cup or control my distances at all.

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Related Topix: Health

Optometric Management

Effectively Co-manage the Post-LASIK Patient

This, in turn, helps you to demonstrate a high level of competency and involvement in the patient's care.

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Related Topix: Health

I-Newswire.com

Lasik Eye Surgery From San Diego Lasik Center Global Laser Vision

San Diego Lasik Center Global Laser Vision combines experience, training, and innovative technology to provide their patients with the safest, most effective Lasik treatment possible.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, San Diego, CA, Cataract, Health

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

LenSx system for cataract surgery now available

Eye surgeons Laura Harris and Brian Groat can work in miniscule spaces, cutting fractions of a millimeter into a cornea to correct astigmatism.

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Related Topix: Health

Sat Apr 05, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Tiny technology gives new hope for those with glaucoma

Tiny technology gives new hope for those with glaucoma on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/wellness/2014/04/05/tiny-technology-gives-new-hope-glaucoma/7357199/ Opthalmologist Dr. Bradley Anderson shows a highly magnified image of an iStent on Monday at St. Cloud Eye Clinic.

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Related Topix: Glaucoma, Health, Food and Drug Administration

PR-inside.com

New Report Available: AcuFocus, Inc. - Medical Equipment - Deals and Alliances Profile

Its flagship product, KAMRA inlay, is an intra-corneal inlay for the treatment of presbyopia .

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Related Topix: Health, Irvine, CA

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Vision Monday

Optometrist - Hartford

All optometrists hired to work in LasikPlus vision centers shall have as their primary job responsibility to provide both pre- and post-operative optometric care to laser vision correction patients.

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Related Topix: Optometry, Medicine, Health, Ophthalmology

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