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New implanted lens to fix nearsightedness

New implanted lens to fix nearsightedness

First human gene mutation that causes extreme farsightedness

First human gene mutation that causes extreme farsightedness

Researchers characterize the proteome of the human cornea

Researchers characterize the proteome of the human cornea

Study shows older children also benefit from lazy eye treatment

Study shows older children also benefit from lazy eye treatment

New technology an option for severe nearsightedness

New technology an option for severe nearsightedness

Confusion over Lasik eye surgery terminology

Confusion over Lasik eye surgery terminology

Children who wear rigid gas-permeable contact lenses had slower progression of their myopia than patients who wear soft contact lenses

Children who wear rigid gas-permeable contact lenses had slower progression of their myopia than patients who wear soft contact lenses

What is wavefront lasik eye surgery?

What is wavefront lasik eye surgery?

FDA approves permanently implanted lens as an alternative to contact lenses or laser surgery

FDA approves permanently implanted lens as an alternative to contact lenses or laser surgery

New glaucoma risk assessment principles help physicians decide who needs treatment

New glaucoma risk assessment principles help physicians decide who needs treatment

Implantable contact lenses more effective than LASIK for higher degrees of myopia

Implantable contact lenses more effective than LASIK for higher degrees of myopia

Majority of LASIK recipients are happy with the results

Majority of LASIK recipients are happy with the results

Different types of cataracts produced identifiable and repeatable results using wavefront diagnostic equipment

Different types of cataracts produced identifiable and repeatable results using wavefront diagnostic equipment

What is wavefront LASIK?

What is wavefront LASIK?

Custom or Wavefront-guided LASIK produces superior vision quality compared to traditional LASIK eye surgery

Custom or Wavefront-guided LASIK produces superior vision quality compared to traditional LASIK eye surgery