Monthly Archives: April 2008

Newsweek Article Touts LASIK Alternatives

Lauran Neergaard writes a very informative and timely article in this week’s Newsweek titled: LASIK wories? Some may see better with alternatives

This article discusses the fact that through pervasive advertising many patients forget that LASIK is surgery and that perfect vision is guaranteed. Dr. Jayne Weiss, chair of the FDA advisory panel […]

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By |April 29th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Interesting Story on World News Tonight

An interesting story appeared on World News Tonight on 4/27/2008. Doctors at the Scheie Eye Institute in Philadelphia are using gene therapy to treat genetic retinal disease. The early results are encouraging, and the potential to treat other retinal diseases such as macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa are possible. This is some […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |April 28th, 2008|Cutting Edge|0 Comments

Welcome

Welcome to EyeCare 20/20’s new LASIK blog. Our goal is to be an informative source of current issues in the refractive surgery market. We hope that this blog will serve as an educational source to those interested in refractive surgery. We welcome your comments, questions, and concerns.
For our first entry, one can’t […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |April 27th, 2008|Uncategorized|1 Comment