Lasik Patients Should Be Warned of Complications, FDA Draft Says
Draft recommendations by the agency describe dry eyes, visual disturbances and other side effects of the procedure. Surgeons say the benefits are being ignored. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: your-feed-science Eyes and Eyesight LASIK (Eye Surgery) Surgery and Surgeons Medical Devices Corneas Food and Drug Administration United States Source Type: news

Consumer Health:  Choosing and caring for contact lenses
Contact Lens Health Week will be observed Aug. 22 –26, which makes this a good time to learn more about contact lenses and whether they might be right for you. More than 45 million people in the U.S. wear contact lenses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Contact lenses are an option for many people, including those tired of wearing glasses and not interested in laser refractive surgery, such as LASIK. Several types of… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 22, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

FDA Drafts Guidance on Patient Labeling Information for LASIK Devices
MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2022 -- In a draft guidance document issued July 28 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, content and formatting recommendations are presented for patient labeling information for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

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:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals 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:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news