How Often Does LASIK Need to be Redone?
Title: How Often Does LASIK Need to be Redone?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 12/30/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/30/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General - December 30, 2021 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

Is SMILE Safer Than LASIK?
Title: Is SMILE Safer Than LASIK?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/30/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/27/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General - October 27, 2021 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

Coping: Goel Vision streamlines operations with the patient experience in mind
Goel Vision has seen an increase in patients interested in Lasik and similar surgeries over the last year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 11, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Iannetta Source Type: news

New technology could improve LASIK surgery, eye disease detection
(University of Houston) A University of Houston researcher is developing a new ultrafast 3D imaging system to assess the cornea's elastic properties. The new technology could potentially be used for routine clinical diagnostics of different corneal diseases and for improving the LASIK eye procedure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Which is better Lasik or Lasek?
Title: Which is better Lasik or Lasek?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 10/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/6/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General - October 6, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

What is Safer: SMILE or LASIK?
Title: What is Safer: SMILE or LASIK?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/30/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/30/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General - September 30, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

Can Myopia Come Back After LASIK?
Title: Can Myopia Come Back After LASIK?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/25/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General - September 25, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

What Type of LASIK is Best for Astigmatism?
Title: What Type of LASIK is Best for Astigmatism?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/25/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General - September 25, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

How Prevalent Are Adverse Effects in LASIK and PRK? How Prevalent Are Adverse Effects in LASIK and PRK?
Dr Christopher Rapuano comments on the compelling case for modern laser vision correction techniques made by a recent database analysis.Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Video: LASIK eye surgery
LASIK eye surgery reshapes the curvature of your cornea. Watch this video to see how it's done. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - April 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former Brookdale exec named CEO of local company
Loden Vision Centers has tapped a former Brookdale Senior Living Inc. executive as its next CEO.   Matthew Pierre now leads the locally based ophthalmology company’s C-suite, according to a news release.  Founded in 1999, Loden Vision Centers employs approximately 130 people and provides LASIK surgery at five area locations, according to the release. The company moved into a 44,000-square -foot headquarters at 520 Rivergate Parkway in Goodletsville in 2014 . “We are thrilled to have the opportunity… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Former Brookdale exec named CEO of local company
Loden Vision Centers has tapped a former Brookdale Senior Living Inc. executive as its next CEO.   Matthew Pierre now leads the locally based ophthalmology company’s C-suite, according to a news release.  Founded in 1999, Loden Vision Centers employs approximately 130 people and provides LASIK surgery at five area locations, according to the release. The company moved into a 44,000-square -foot headquarters at 520 Rivergate Parkway in Goodletsville in 2014 . “We are thrilled to have the opportunity… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Twenty Years Later, LASIK Has Its Pros and Cons
In the 20 years since LASIK has been around, doctors in the U.S. have performed more than 19 million of these procedures. There haven't been many high-quality, long-term studies done on the outcomes, but the research that does exist finds the procedure to be safe and effective. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former FDA advisory urges the agency to BAN LASIK eye surgery
LASIK corrective eye surgery has a complication rate of 10-30% and has been linked to suicides including that of Michigan meteorologist Jessica Starr last year. Dr Morris Waxler wants LASIK banned. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former FDA Adviser Wants LASIK Eye Surgery Taken Off Market
BOSTON (CBS) — LASIK surgery has been used by an estimated 20 million Americans to improve distance vision, but a former FDA adviser is calling for it to be pulled from the market. Morris Waxler once voted to approve LASIK but, he tells CBS News he made a mistake. After re-examining the documentation, Waxler says he found a complication rate between 10% and 30%, including vision loss, distorted vision and eye pain. He is calling on the FDA to take LASIK off the market, but according to CBS News, the FDA says it has not found any new safety concerns associated with LASIK. Most patients who undergo LASIK report being s...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Consumer Health Healthwatch Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall LASIK eye surgery Source Type: news