Health News – Vision

Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes LASIK Expert Michael Raizman of Boston to its Unique LASIK Directory – Trusted LASIK Surgeons launched its revolutionary Trusted LASIK S’urgeons directory service and website at www.TrustedLASIKSurgeons.com in order to provide a resource for consumers seeking to improve their vision. What sets the Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory apart is a unique screening process ensuring that only those who are among the best in LASIK Eye Surgery, Laser Surgeons in the United States are listed. Refractive eye surgeons, such as Dr. Michael Raizman, are screened based on their experience, research, publications, lectures and patient care standards. Trusted LASIK Surgeons believes Doctor Raizmans experience, research, teaching, and other professional accomplishments place him among the top 1% of LASIK surgeons in the United States. Dr. Raizman’s refractive practice at Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston serves the greater Boston area with offices in Boston and Waltham. (PRWeb Nov 19, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/boston-lasik-eye-surgery/dr-michael-raizman/prweb1591844.htm Ojo Designs Brings Hard-to-Find Brand Name Fashion Sunglasses Online – New site OjoDesigns.com has a large selection of fashion name brand sunglasses that are tough to offline. (PRWeb Nov 19, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/fashion/sunglasses/prweb1637584.htm VisiVite.com Files for Patent on Unique Macular Degeneration Supplement – Removal of Vitamin E from High Dose Eye Vitamins Provides Safety for Certain Patients. (PRWeb Nov 18, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1617244.htm Leading LASIK and Refractive Surgeons in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory Receive Top Honors at Annual AAO and ISRS/AAO Meeting in Atlanta – At the recent American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting in Atlanta, many top honors were awarded to members of the Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory for their extensive contributions to refractive surgery procedures, including LASIK eye surgery. Dr. Roger Steinert received the Barraquer Award, Dr. Douglas Koch was the Guest of Honor of the AAO meeting, Dr. Jack Holladay was honored with a Founder’s Award, and Dr. Ronald Kreuger received with the Lans Distinguished Award. In addition, LASIK surgeons James Salz, Stephen Brint, Marguerite McDonald, and Richard Duffery received awards recognizing their achievements in refractive surgery research. (PRWeb Nov 14, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1591824.htm And the Winner is? LASIK Washington DC Surgeons Announce Winner of Destroy Your Glasses Online Video Contest – A young woman from Baltimore submitted the winning video in a contest sponsored by a Washington DC and Maryland-area laser vision correction center. Jennifer Boozel will be awarded free LASIK surgery by some of the most respected LASIK surgeons in the nation. (PRWeb Nov 13, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1609984.htm Does Your Date Have You “Seeing Red?” – New Survey Finds the Basic Rules of Dating Decorum Still Apply (PRWeb Nov 12, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1604394.htm Ophthalmic Instrumentation Market to Reach $2.5 Billion by 2012, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. – Given the rise in age-related eye disorders combined with growing incidence of vision impairment, the world market for ophthalmic instrumentation is forecast to reach about $2.5 billion by 2012. (PRWeb Nov 11, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/ophthalmic_instruments/diagnostic_surgical/prweb1595154.htm Internet Eye Care with a Vision – A New Decade – The passion for convenience has driven many Internet companies forward. One such company has already served the online community for 10 years. A new announcement from CLE Contact Lenses (http://www.clecontactlenses.com) seeks to position the company to expand even further in their second decade. (PRWeb Nov 11, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1575234.htm Alcon Sponsors Online Educational Initiative for Patients Considering Cataract Surgery – Cataract Surgery Patients can Better Understand Their Condition at CataractSurgery.com (PRWeb Nov 8, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/cataract/surgery/prweb1586574.htm Hall-of-Fame Quarterback, John Elway, Chooses Denver’s Own Icon LASIK for Laser Vision Correction – Denver, Colorado’s own Icon John Elway, selected Icon LASIK for his laser vision correction. Icon LASIK has locations in Denver and Loveland, Colorado (serving Ft. Collins, Greeley, Cheyenne) (PRWeb Nov 5, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/john-elway/lasik-eye-surgery/prweb1573394.htm Dorrance Publishing Company Announces Recent Book Releases: Jasmine; and The Consumer’s Guide to Getting Value in Eyewear: (First Time, Every Time) – Dorrance Publishing Company recently released the following titles. They are available for purchase at http://www.dorrancebookstore.com, brick and mortar bookstores, on-line bookstores or by calling (800) 788-7654. Media review copies are available by calling (800) 788-7654. (PRWeb Nov 5, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1566284.htm EyeCare America Provides Free Dilated Eye Exams During Diabetes Awareness Month in November – Dilated Eye Exams Help Protect Seniors with Diabetes from Vision Loss (PRWeb Nov 3, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/EyeCare/America/prweb1565284.htm Shamir Wins CEBA Award for Ad Camapaign – Shamir’s unconventional teaser ad campaign wins coveted award. (PRWeb Nov 3, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1555574.htm Top Refractive Eye Surgeons Listed in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory Make Solid Showing at Annual Alcon Symposium – Doctors Stephen Brint, Daniel Durrie, Shachar Tauber, Stephen Slade, R. Wayne Bowman, William Whitson, James Salz, Ronald Krueger, Jason Stahl, Karl Stoneciper, Brock Magruder, and Richard Braunstein, attended the recent Alcon Symposium in Dallas, Texas, which featured the Allegretto Wave excimer laser system used for LASIK eye surgery. All of these LASIK eye surgeons and refractive experts are listed in the Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory, a consumer resource that screens LASIK surgeons based on experience, professional accomplishments, and patient care. Seven of these LASIK eye surgery experts made presentations or participated in panels discussing the latest advances in laser vision and refractive eye surgery procedures. (PRWeb Oct 31, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/expert-lasik-surgeon/lasik-eye-surgery/prweb1502874.htm ZEISS and Transitions Present Picture Perfect Promo – Two of the most recognized names in eyewear, Carl Zeiss Vision and Transitions Optical, have created an innovative product partnership that comes with a picture perfect offer. (PRWeb Oct 30, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Carl_Zeiss_Vision/Transitions_Optical/prweb1543724.htm Organizations Team Up to Provide Eye Health Resources – The 2008 American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting is providing a special opportunity for attendees to learn about the importance of eye health. (PRWeb Oct 29, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/10/prweb1533774.htm The American Health Assistance Foundation Launches New Enhanced Website – A new website launched by the American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF) is dedicated to helping the millions of people affected by Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration and glaucoma. (PRWeb Oct 23, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/10/prweb1505484.htm Intraocular Lenses Market to Reach $5.0 billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. – With the aging of baby boomers, vision care is undisputedly an expanding segment of the medical industry. Rising incidences of cataract, a leading cause for vision loss among the aging population and ongoing product innovations constitute a major force spurring the demand for IOLs. By the year 2015, Intraocular lenses market is projected to reach $5.0 billion. (PRWeb Oct 22, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/lenses/intraocular_foldable/prweb1503424.htm Eye Care & Surgery Center Of Westfield New Jersey Releases New Patient Information And Education Website – The Eye Care & Surgery Center of Westfield New Jersey has released a comprehensive patient education website at www.newjerseyvision.com to assist New Jersey eye care patients in learning about a number of eye problems and conditions as well as their treatment options. (PRWeb Oct 21, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/cataracts/glaucoma/prweb1499444.htm EyeGate Pharma to Participate at Upcoming Investor and Medical Meetings – EyeGate Pharma, a specialty pharmaceutical company using iontophoresis technology to safely and non-invasively deliver therapeutics to treat serious ocular diseases, today announced that Stephen From, President and Chief Executive Officer of EyeGate Pharma, will present a corporate overview at the 7th Annual BIO Investor Forum and the Acumen BioFin Rodman and Renshaw 10th Annual Healthcare Conference. Representatives from the Company will also attend the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s (AAO) and European Society of Ophthalmology’s (SOE) 2008 Joint Meeting. (PRWeb Oct 21, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/10/prweb1498404.htm   All content within WomensHealthOnly.com is provided for general information only, and should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your own doctor or any other health care professional. WomensHealthOnly.com is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made by a user based on the content of WomensHealthOnly.com website.

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