eye surgery


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Noun1.eye surgery - any surgical procedure involving the eyes
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
cataract surgery - eye surgery that involves removing all or part of the lens and replacing it with an intraocular lens implant
cyclodestructive surgery - an eye operation that treats glaucoma by destroying the ciliary body with a laser
filtration surgery - eye surgery that opens a passage allowing excess aqueous humor to drain into surrounding tissues; a treatment for glaucoma
iridectomy - an eye operation that treats closed-angle glaucoma by surgical removal of part of the iris of the eye
iridotomy - a surgical procedure that makes an incision in the iris of the eye in order to enlarge the pupil or to treat closed-angle glaucoma
keratotomy - surgical incision into the cornea
LASEK, laser-assisted subepithelial keratomileusis - a refractive surgery procedure that reshapes the cornea
laser trabecular surgery - eye surgery that makes many tiny laser burns in an area that will increase the drainage of aqueous humor
laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, LASIK - a refractive surgery procedure that reshapes the cornea
vitrectomy - a surgical procedure that removes the vitreous humor and replace it with saline solution
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In August, VA began permitting optometrists with licenses authorizing laser eye surgery to perform those procedures under the supervision of an ophthalmologist.
com article provides data on the cost of LASIK, including the custom and bladeless variants of the eye surgery.
16 /PRNewswire/ -- The vast majority of Americans who had their vision corrected by laser surgery are highly satisfied with the results and said that the overall quality of their lives and daily routines has improved, according to the results of a Harris Interactive survey released by The Eye Surgery Education Council (ESEC), the public education arm of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS).
Currently the company has contracted with 200 eye surgery centers including the 2 largest eye surgery centers in the USA.
11 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin residents who may be candidates for laser eye surgery now have access to the latest development in Laser Vision Correction technology, as The Eye Care Center of Lake County is now using a wavefront guided LADARVision(R) excimer laser system to perform laser eye surgery.
Nasdaq: NOVA) today announced that it has successfully completed the buy-out of an option to purchase its 51% interest in the Overland Park Eye Surgery Center located in Overland Park, Kansas from its two physician-partners in this center.
11 /PRNewswire/ -- Cape Cod and Southern Massachusetts residents who may be candidates for laser eye surgery now have access to the latest development in Laser Vision Correction technology, as Post & O'Connor Eye Centers is now using the first of its kind, wavefront-guided LADARVision(R) excimer laser system to perform laser eye surgery.
OTC BB: VJET) dba Advanced Refractive Technologies (ART), a developer and marketer of innovative technologies for the ophthalmic surgical market, has received approval from the Health Ministry of Japan to market and sell its EpiLift System, a medical device that enables a potentially safer form of laser eye surgery called Epi-LASIK.
11 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago residents who may be candidates for laser eye surgery now have access to the latest development in Laser Vision Correction technology, as the Rush Eye Laser Center is now using the first of its kind, wavefront-guided LADARVision(R) excimer laser system to perform laser eye surgery.
July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Valley residents who may be candidates for laser eye surgery now have access to the latest development in Laser Vision Correction technology, as Satish S.
June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecticut residents who may be candidates for laser eye surgery now have access to the latest development in Laser Vision Correction technology, as the Yale Eye Laser Center is now using a wavefront guided LADARVision(R) Excimer laser system to perform laser eye surgery.
June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey residents who may be candidates for laser eye surgery now have access to the latest development in Laser Vision Correction technology, as The Eye Care & Surgery Center of Westfield is now using a wavefront guided LADARVision(R) excimer laser system to perform laser eye surgery.