Monthly Archives: February 2010

Statins may Lower Incidence of Cataracts

There may be another reason to take that Lipitor besides lowering your cholesterol!  In last month's Annals of Epidemiology there was article titled: Persistence with Statins and Incident Cataract: A Population-Based Historical Cohort Study.  180,291 new statin users in Israel were followed between 1998 and 2007 for incident cataract or cataract extraction. During the study […]

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By |February 22nd, 2010|Cataract surgery, In the Journals|1 Comment

Chad Hedrick Wins Bronze in 1,000m: First Medal for LASIK for the Gold

From http://www.nbcolympics.com/photos/galleryid=426315.html#day+hedrick+wins+1000m+bronzeLASIK for the Gold team member, Chad Hedrick, came up big today!  He captured the Bronze Medal in the 1,000m speed skating.  This is his first medal in the 2010 winter games, to go along with the gold, silver, and bronze he won in 2006.Several other LASIK for the Gold members saw action today:
Katherine […]

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By |February 17th, 2010|LASIK for the Gold!, Team EyeCare 20/20|0 Comments

Great Article About LASIK for the Gold in Today’s Yahoo Sports!

There is a great article today by Martin Rogers in today's Yahoo Sports about our LASIK for the Gold's efforts.  I have reprinted it here:Visionary doctor helps athletes see Olympic dreams

By Martin Rogers, Yahoo! Sports
10 hours, 13 minutes ago

Follow Martin Rogers on Twitter at @mrogersyahoo
VANCOUVER, British Columbia – When Katherine Reutter
talks about her Olympic vision, […]

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Strong Olympic Debut for LASIK for the Gold’s Katherine Reutter!

Yesterday was the first day of competition of the 2010 Winter Olympics.  It was also the first day of LASIK for the Gold's Katherine Reutter's Olympic career.Katherine won her heat in the 500m with a time of 44.187 seconds to advance to the quaterfinals on Wednesday.She was also part of the women's 3000m relay that […]

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By |February 14th, 2010|LASIK, LASIK for the Gold!, Team EyeCare 20/20|0 Comments

Let the Games Begin! LASIK for The Gold Athletes in Action Tomorrow

The 2010 Winter Olympics began tonight with an incredible opening ceremony.  The Games unfortunately begin on a very sad note, with the death of Georgean Luger, Nodar Kumaritashvili.  Kumaritashvili was involved in a horrific accident in a training run on the luge track. It was nice that he was mentioned in the opening ceremony address […]

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By |February 12th, 2010|LASIK, LASIK for the Gold!, Team EyeCare 20/20|1 Comment

Young Patients with Cataracts do Better with Surgery

This month’s American Journal of Ophthalmology has an interesting article titled: Ten-Year Longitudinal Visual Function and Nd: YAG Laser Capsulotomy Rates in Patients Less Than 65 Years at Cataract Surgery.  The authors followed 102 pf 116 patients who underwent cataract surgery before the age of 65 and evaluated their 10 year results.  Here is what […]

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By |February 9th, 2010|Cataract surgery, In the Journals, Refractive Lens Surgery|0 Comments

Enjoy the Super Bowl and This LASIK the Refs Cartoon!

Sunday morning of the Super Bowl…  We are all looking forward to a great game between the Saints and Colts.  We recently released our latest LASIK the Refs cartoon for our soon to be launched web site.  I hope you enjoy it and the game today.  Let's hope we won't be talking about the lack […]

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By |February 7th, 2010|LASIK the Refs!|0 Comments

Had LASIK, Have Cataracts…Now what??

I have been performing LASIK since its inception back in 1996.  Hard to believe its been 14 years.  What I am now seeing on an ever increasing basis is patients who have had LASIK in the past complaining of a deterioration in their vision.  Many of these patients come in assuming that their LASIK is […]

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By |February 4th, 2010|Cataract surgery, In the Journals, LASIK|0 Comments

Little-guy Olympic sponsors score Vancouver talent

EyeCare 20/20 and our LASIK for the Gold Program was interviewed by the AP last week!  Here is the story's links:Little-guy Olympic sponsors score Vancouver talent Little-guy Olympic sponsors score Vancouver talent And the story:Little-guy Olympic sponsors score Vancouver talentBy leanne italie, Associated Press WriterNEW
YORK (AP) — The names Cary Silverman, Todd Greene and Gabe Herrick […]

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