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Eye surgeons in Tennessee fight legislative efforts to expand surgical scope of optometrists’ practice by EyeDrD Posted Mon 24 Oct 2011 10:36am Eye surgeons in Tennessee have begun a pre-emptive offensive against legislation to allow optometrists the right to do laser surgeries even though optometrists say they aren’t seeking any law change. “You laser the wrong area and in an instant you re ... Read on »
South Bay Eye Surgeons: More Than Surgical Vision Correction by wolstaneye Posted Fri 08 Jul 2011 5:00am Throughout the Southern California region, many individuals struggle with vision correction methods which may become costly or inconvenient. With Laser Eye Surgery South Bay residents can benefit from permanent vision correction that actually saves money over time. Laser Eye Surgery or “Lasik” has advanced over the last few years, enhancing the p ... Read on »
No Medical Degree For New Eye Surgeons in Kentucky by EyeDrD Posted Tue 17 May 2011 7:25am ← Daughters are better than Sons D.O. Schools Are The Top Producers of Primary Care Physicians → Read on »
An Interview with Dr Ronald Krueger by Irv Arons Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 17 Feb 2011 10:55pm With the permission of Lei Zang, the Managing Editor of Ophthalmology World Report, here is her interview with noted refractive surgeon Dr. Ronald Krueger of the Cleveland Clinic. As noted below, Dr. Krueger was recently in China to perform a corneal transplant on a Mongolian patient and while there, attended the APAO Meeting held last fall in Be ... Read on »
The First Ophthalmic Innovation Summit: Another View by Irv Arons Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 25 Feb 2010 2:18pm Last October, the First Ophthalmic Innovation Summit (OIS) was held just prior to the 2009 AAO Meeting. I wrote about the speakers and content from information I was able to gather online. Now, I am privileged to present the views and commentary from an old friend, Larry Haimovitch, who attended the meeting and wrote about it for the sponsor’s ... Read on »
Expert Ophthalmologist comments on increased demand for cataract surgery by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 28 Oct 2013 1:58pm A recent study reveals the increasing demand for cataractLoss of transparency of the lens of the eye. surgery, raising the need to manage costs and ensure access to appropriate cataract treatment. The study was carried out in the USA and published in the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. It fo ... Read on »
Using Lasers to Treat Vitreous Floaters: Laser Vitreolysis in the UK and Europe by Irv Arons Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 23 Sep 2010 10:28am In July, I decided to write about the use of lasers to treat eye floaters. I found three doctors in the United States specializing in this technique. After obtaining information about their practices, I wrote about their experiences in treating floaters. That article has drawn worldwide response, with over 1000 page views and still counting. In d ... Read on »
How effective is arthoscopy for osteoarthritis of the knee? (Not very) by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Sep 2008 6:50am Perhaps compared to many other doctors, I take the view that conventional medicine is less effective and more hazardous than we are generally led to believe. But I most certainly don’t dismiss it. There is no doubt in my mind that things can be done with conventional medicine that other forms of therapy cannot do. Things that can sometimes save l ... Read on »
Poor diet during pregnancy can ... by John R. Posted Wed 09 Mar 2011 4:50am Poor diet during pregnancy can give your future grandchildren diabetes, researchers say This is just theory. All they have shown is that malnourished rats have less healthy offspring A poor diet during pregnancy may increase the risk of a woman’s children and grandchildren developing type 2 diabetes in later life. The disease mainly affec ... Read on »
Stem Cell Surgery Restoring Eyesight–New Zealand Surgeon Grows and Re-Implants To Injured Eye From Patient’s Good Ey by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 23 Oct 2010 11:04am This is fascinating with a very tiny biopsy taken from a patient’s good eye and involves less risk.  So far this is working with patients who have lost sight in one eye and it is being restored in the other eye.  They are hoping to advance the procedure to where it can take care of 2 injured eyes. Some procedures have also required a cor ... Read on »