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FREE Snapchat Spectacles Giveaway at Parkhurst Nuvision

FREE Snapchat Spectacles Giveaway at Parkhurst Nuvision

February 07, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

A pair of the rarest shades out there could be just three answers away...

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Meet the Parkhursts: Featured in Olmos Park Living magazine!

Meet the Parkhursts: Featured in Olmos Park Living magazine!

January 03, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

To some, he is Dr. Gregory Parkhurst, M.D. F.A.C.S.: founder of Parkhurst NuVision, President of the Refractive Surgery Alliance, and voted as one of top 40 most influential ophthalmologists in the world. To others, he is Greg RN: husband, Dad, neighbor, son, and always a friend. Meet Greg, Heather, and their three children Ethan, Isaac, and Juliet (even Charlie the dog), as featured in this month's Olmos Park Living magazine!

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Cross Reading Glasses Off Your List this Holiday Season!

Cross Reading Glasses Off Your List this Holiday Season!

December 07, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Parkhurst NuVision was selected as one of only three clinics in the United States to launch the Raindrop Inlay, an innovate procedure to correct poor reading vision. This new technology is designed to help people frustrated with age-related presbyopia, commonly known as 'over-40-vision', by reducing or eliminating the need for reading glasses.

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What You Need To Know About the PROWL Studies

November 23, 2016

Two new studies published online in the JAMA Ophthalmology shed new and important light on patient experiences after LASIK surgery.

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Are You Contact Lens Intolerant?

November 16, 2016

Ask Dr. Parkhurst: What Is Contact Lens Intolerance? A common conversation I have with my patients is about their contact lenses. A surprising number of people experience problems with their contacts, even after years of wearing them successfully. People love their contacts…until they don...

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4 Things You Didn\'t Know About Dr. Parkhurst

4 Things You Didn't Know About Dr. Parkhurst

November 16, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

You may think you know Dr. Parkhurst - but you have no idea! Learn more about your favorite San Antonio ophthalmologist from the man himself.

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Dr. Medina Honored as a Top Optometrist

Dr. Medina Honored as a Top Optometrist

October 26, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

When surgeons and doctors are true leaders in their field, it’s patients who benefit. This is why the Parkhurst NuVision team is proud to announce that Dr. Arthur Medina, Jr. has been named one of the top optometrists in the nation, recognized for his innovative patient care and contributions toward research and technology.

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How clinical research reveals the facts of LASIK

How clinical research reveals the facts of LASIK

September 29, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

If you’re thinking seriously about LASIK, you want to get the facts. There are many ways to do that. You can even come in and have a discussion with us about the benefits, risks and lifestyle impact of LASIK, and talk about the most important question – whether LASIK is right for you.

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Newly Published Global LASIK Literature Review Confirms LASIK Has Improved Over Time

Newly Published Global LASIK Literature Review Confirms LASIK Has Improved Over Time

September 27, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

We are taking a moment here today to recognize a significant piece of research into a procedure we take a lot of pride in: LASIK.

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Vision Prescriptions with Surgical Correction Options

Vision Prescriptions with Surgical Correction Options

September 22, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Not everyone thinks glasses and contact lenses are a great solution to many common vision problems. Fortunately, for those people, the field of refractive surgery is dedicated to surgical procedures that help improve and correct many vision problems including nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, presbyopia and cataracts.

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Is LASIK Right For You? How to Find Out

Is LASIK Right For You? How to Find Out

September 20, 2016
by Dr. Parkhurst

Is LASIK surgery right for everyone? The fact is, not everyone is a good candidate for refractive surgery (also known as laser vision correction surgery).

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Parkhurst NuVision Will Be One of First in Nation to Offer SMILE Laser Vision Correction

Parkhurst NuVision Will Be One of First in Nation to Offer SMILE Laser Vision Correction

September 20, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

If you’ve been told you’re not a candidate for LASIK, you may have a new reason to SMILE :)

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Former Contact Lens Wearers Are More Satisfied with Their LASIK Vision and Remain Satisfied Over Time

Former Contact Lens Wearers Are More Satisfied with Their LASIK Vision and Remain Satisfied Over Time

September 08, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Do you wear contacts? Are you as happy with them today as you were when you first started wearing them?

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A Five-Year Study of LASIK Shows Patients are Very Satisfied with Their Vision

A Five-Year Study of LASIK Shows Patients are Very Satisfied with Their Vision

September 01, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

If you’ve been considering LASIK but still in the “looking into it” phase, you may have seen some of the thousands of research papers published online about the safety and effectiveness of LASIK vision correction. I’d like to share findings from a study published in the June issue of the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, “Patient Reported Outcomes 5 Years After LASIK.”

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A LifeStyle Lens that Addresses ALL Your Vision Needs - Say Hello to Symfony

A LifeStyle Lens that Addresses ALL Your Vision Needs - Say Hello to Symfony

August 25, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

You probably know someone who has had cataract surgery. The truth is, everyone who lives long enough will eventually develop cataracts. It's one of the leading causes of visual impairment. Modern cataract surgery - which is far less invasive than it used to be - has reached a level of sophisti...

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Vision Quest

Vision Quest

August 22, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Our friends at Beautyinthebag.com reached out to Dr. Parkhurst about LASIK and Millennials. Dr. Parkhurst was happy to share his wisdom on such a relevant subject. Why Millenials are Looking Into LASIK Eye Surgery Millennials love social media, selfies, snap-chatting and binge-w...

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San Antonio One of Three U.S. Cities Introducing Breakthrough Procedure to Correct Reading Vision

San Antonio One of Three U.S. Cities Introducing Breakthrough Procedure to Correct Reading Vision

August 22, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

San Antonio is recognized nationwide for its growth and innovation in the industrial and technology sectors. Now, advancements in the field of vision correction have placed our city in national headlines once again. San Antonio ophthalmology center Parkhurst NuVision, founded by...

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Ditch the Readers! It’s the Next Big Thing

Ditch the Readers! It’s the Next Big Thing

July 18, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

If you are in your 40s, you feel it. The calendar doesn't have to remind you; your body will take care of that, thank you very much. For example, the debut of those fine lines and wrinkles around your eyes. The receding hairline (guys). The stubborn belly fat (gals) that doesn't care how hard you...

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ASK THE DOCTOR: WHAT IS DRY EYE?

ASK THE DOCTOR: WHAT IS DRY EYE?

July 07, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Q: What Are the Symptoms of Dry Eye? A: Dry eye is so common that it is the number one reason patients see an eye care professional. The simplest definition of dry eye is a reduction in your tear production that results in your eyes feeling irritated and pretty uncomfortable and it may even dist...

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5 Things to Experience in San Antonio after You Have LASIK

5 Things to Experience in San Antonio after You Have LASIK

July 07, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

San Antonio is full of amazing culture, natural beauty and a wide range of activities, from theme parks to farmer's markets, peach picking, wine tasting and shops, restaurants and bars. And after LASIK surgery, your improved vision will give you the freedom to do all the activities you want witho...

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Separating Fact From Fiction To Get To The Truth About LASIK

Separating Fact From Fiction To Get To The Truth About LASIK

June 25, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

True or False? LASIK hasn't changed very much in the 20 years it's been around. Everyone and anyone who wants LASIK can have it LASIK is temporary. It can't treat astigmatism. LASIK is the same no matter where you go – just shop around for the best deal. ...

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[News Room] Ask The Doctor: How Long Does LASIK Last?

[News Room] Ask The Doctor: How Long Does LASIK Last?

June 10, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

There is a common misperception that LASIK is not permanent and that it only lasts a few years. The American Refractive Surgery Council asked Dr. Parkhurst to answer the question, “How long does LASIK last?” and to set the record straight for their readers. Click here to read the fu...

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Good Morning America - New Procedure Improves Reading Glasses

Good Morning America - New Procedure Improves Reading Glasses

June 03, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Reading vision not what it used to be? Dr. Parkhurst offers a variety of procedures to help you overcome your Over-40 Vision, including the KAMRA Corneal Inlay procedure, recently featured on Good Morning America. Schedule your KAMRA Corneal Inlay consultation with Dr. Parkhurst by calling (21...

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New Research: LASIK Safety and Performance Continue To Impress

New Research: LASIK Safety and Performance Continue To Impress

May 20, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

New Research: LASIK Safety and Performance Continue To Impress This post originally appeared on the ARSC Insight Blog. https://americanrefractivesurgerycouncil.org/new-research-lasik-safety-performance-continue-to-impress/ &n...

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Parkhurst Nuvision Offers Comprehensive LASIK Screening To Minimize Patient Risk

Parkhurst Nuvision Offers Comprehensive LASIK Screening To Minimize Patient Risk

May 17, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

There are countless amazing stories as you’ve probably heard about vision correction, but although extremely rare, just like any medical procedure, there are associated risks. Laser vision correction when performed with correct criteria is a successful procedure and dramatically improves the quality of life for ideal patients, but it is not for everyone. Making sure you are a good candidate for laser vision correction is the first and most important step in your vision correction journey.

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The Laser: One of Today’s Most Popular and Versatile Beauty Tools

The Laser: One of Today’s Most Popular and Versatile Beauty Tools

May 05, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

The Laser: One of Today's Most Popular and Versatile Beauty Tools It's one of today's most popular and versatile beauty tools: the laser. These exciting beams of light energy come in many forms and provide doctors with both “cool” and “hot” options for impro...

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Reading Glasses? KAMRA Doughnut-shaped inlay can replace reading glasses

Reading Glasses? KAMRA Doughnut-shaped inlay can replace reading glasses

March 29, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

By LAURA JOHANNES March 28, 2016 12:23 p.m. ET 26 COMMENTS The Ache:Reading glasses are one of the most hated inconveniences of growing older. The Claim:A new doughnut-shaped device from AcuFocus Inc., Irvine, Calif., can dramatically reduce reliance o...

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Five Tips for Talking to Your LASIK Doctor

Five Tips for Talking to Your LASIK Doctor

March 01, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

More than 16 million people have benefited from having LASIK eye surgery over the last 20 years. However, according to an American Refractive Surgery Council survey, of the 80 percent of people who need vision correction and are thinking about LASIK, only two percent actually make their w...

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Seven Myths about LASIK Surgery: Debunked

Seven Myths about LASIK Surgery: Debunked

January 27, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

In the past, if you had poor eyesight the only option was to have corrective lenses designed to help improve your eyesight. Whether you chose glasses, contacts, or both, these were the only ways to achieve clear vision. Fortunately, for the last 20 years in San Antonio, LASIK surgery has been providing people with another option.

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Dr. Parkhurst in Mexico for Cataract Surgery Mission

Dr. Parkhurst in Mexico for Cataract Surgery Mission

January 25, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Dr. Gregory Parkhurst is proud to be a member of SEE INTERNATIONAL. SEE International's SEE Doc network consists of more than650 ophthalmologists from80 countries. Some of our SEE Docs serve primarily as hosts for clinics, while others travel extensively. All of our SEE Doc s...

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Why You Should Consider Laser Treatment for your Cataracts

Why You Should Consider Laser Treatment for your Cataracts

January 22, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Not everyone is fortunate enough to have little to no damage in our eyes, and for many, cataracts are a very real vision problem the effects day-to-day activities. Cataracts affect nearly 22 million Americans who are 40 years old and older. They are considered inevitable as we age, and half of all Americans have cataracts – or surgery to remove cataracts – by the age of 80. While cataracts are not preventable, they can be removed. If you are experiencing the onset of cataracts in San Antonio you should consider cataract surgery with Parkhurst NuVision. Here, with the help of our very own Dr. Parkhurst, we can help you achieve long-lost visual acuity and get back to living without the inconvenience of cataracts.

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DROPLESS CATARACT SURGERY COMES TO SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

DROPLESS CATARACT SURGERY COMES TO SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

January 20, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Dropless Cataract Surgery™ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE...

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As featured in ABC KSAT News: Do LASIK Surgeons Themselves Have LASIK Surgery?

As featured in ABC KSAT News: Do LASIK Surgeons Themselves Have LASIK Surgery?

January 05, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.,Dec. 11, 2015/PRNewswire/ -- The Refractive Surgery Alliance (RSA) announced today the publication of a new study showing that nearly 2/3 (62.6%) of refractive surgeons who were candidates for refractive surgery have had their vision corrected. Over 91% o...

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Dr. Parkhurst performed LASIK surgery for his mom

Dr. Parkhurst performed LASIK surgery for his mom

December 15, 2015
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Press Release: The Refractive Surgery Alliance (RSA) announced today the publication of a new study showing that nearly 2/3 (62.6%) of refractive surgeons who were candidates for refractive surgery have had their vision corrected. 99.2 % of all refractive surgeons recommend refractive sur...

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Four Ways Over-the-Counter Costume Contact Lenses Can Ruin Vision

Four Ways Over-the-Counter Costume Contact Lenses Can Ruin Vision

October 07, 2015
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Over the counter Costume Contact Lenses Can Ruin Vision While they may be the perfect finishing touch on a costume, non-prescription cosmetic contact lenses can wreak havoc on your vision. Below are four ways that over-the-counter decorative contact lenses can serious...

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Yoga for your Eyes? Check it out!

Yoga for your Eyes? Check it out!

June 17, 2015
by Parkhurst Nuvision

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Reducing Risk of Recurring Pterygium

Reducing Risk of Recurring Pterygium

June 01, 2015
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Reducing Risk of Recurring Pterygium By: Hayley George University of Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry A pterygium is a common eye condition that affects people with a history of risk factors which may include prolonged exposure to ultra-violet light, c...

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Happy 40th Bday! You have reached the PRESBYOPIA stage! Find out how Presbyopia could affect your vision

Happy 40th Bday! You have reached the PRESBYOPIA stage! Find out how Presbyopia could affect your vision

May 18, 2015
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) for Presbyopia By: Oanh Le UIW-RSO 4th year intern Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE), commonly known was refractive lensectomy, is a refractive surgery where the eye's natural lens is removed and replaced with...

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Visian ICL Implantable Collamer Lens for San Antonio, Austin, New Braunfels, Uvalde, and Corpus Christi

Visian ICL Implantable Collamer Lens for San Antonio, Austin, New Braunfels, Uvalde, and Corpus Christi

May 12, 2015
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Visian ICL Implantable Collamer Lens San Antonio By: Irene Fuentes Student at University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry Visian Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) is a type of refractive procedure that helps correct myopia. ICLs that treat hyperopia and a...

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LENSAR Laser System for your Advanced Laser Cataract Surgery San Antonio

LENSAR Laser System for your Advanced Laser Cataract Surgery San Antonio

May 05, 2015
by Parkhurst Nuvision

LENSAR Laser System for your Advanced Laser Cataract Surgery in San Antonio The LENSAR Laser System is state of the art in femtosecond cataract surgery. Only four femtosecond laser systems have been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for capsulotomy, phacofragmentat...

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What is Phacoemulsification for San Antonio Cataract Surgery

What is Phacoemulsification for San Antonio Cataract Surgery

May 05, 2015
by Parkhurst Nuvision

What is Phacoemulsification for Cataract Surgery San Antonio Written By: YoonHan Kim Optometry Student at University of Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry Description of the procedure: The phacoemulsification...

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Are you 45 years of age? Are you a candidate for Refractive Lens Exchange San Antonio?

Are you 45 years of age? Are you a candidate for Refractive Lens Exchange San Antonio?

April 27, 2015
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) San Antonio By: Oanh Le UIW-RSO 4th year intern Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE), commonly known was refractive lensectomy, is a refractive surgery where the eye's natural lens is removed and replaced with an intrao...

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What is Penetrating Keratoplasty?

April 06, 2015

Penetrating Keratoplasty By: Samantha Giang UIWRSO Optometry Student Penetrating keratoplasty (PK) is a surgical procedure that involves the replacement of diseased host corneal tissue with full-thickness normal donor...

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Eye News from the ABC News Room

Eye News from the ABC News Room

April 02, 2015
by Parkhurst Nuvision

1,000-Year-Old Eye Infection Salve May Kill MRSA Super Bug, Study Shows Mar 31, 2015, 5:02 PM ET ByLIZ NEPORENT LIZ NEPORENTMore From Liz » viaGOOD MORNING AMERICA A relatively new super bug may have met its match in a 1,0...

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Workplace Eye Injuries by the Numbers - Infographic

Workplace Eye Injuries by the Numbers - Infographic

March 30, 2015
by Parkhurst Nuvision

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The myopia boom...learn more about what might be causing your kids myopia.

The myopia boom...learn more about what might be causing your kids myopia.

March 23, 2015
by Parkhurst Nuvision

The myopia boom Short-sightedness is reaching epidemic proportions. Some scientists think they have found a reason why. Elie Dolgin 18 March 2015 The southern city of Guangzhou has long held the largest eye hospital in China. But about five years ago, it be...

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San Antonio's Q 101.9 FM Radio Host gets his Advanced Laser Cataract Surgery at Parkhurst NuVision in San Antonio

San Antonio's Q 101.9 FM Radio Host gets his Advanced Laser Cataract Surgery at Parkhurst NuVision in San Antonio

March 16, 2015
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Learn more about David's Advanced Cataract Procedure With the introduction of the LENSAR®Laser System, laser cataract surgery has become a reality, and your Dr. Greg Parkhurst at Parkhurst NuVision can now remove your cataract in a more advanced way. Laser cataract surgery is ...

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What is Corneal Collagen Cross Linking? All you need to know.

What is Corneal Collagen Cross Linking? All you need to know.

March 04, 2015
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Corneal Collagen Cross Linking By: David Huffmire, UIW-RSO Optometry Student Many common management techniques have been developed to aid patients during the progression of keratoconus. These techniques include RGP...

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High Definition Vision with the Visian ICL by Violet C. Ehiem, San Antonio

High Definition Vision with the Visian ICL by Violet C. Ehiem, San Antonio

February 23, 2015
by Parkhurst Nuvision

High Definition Vision with the Visian ICL By:Violet C. Ehiem Refractive Surgery is one of the alternatives many patients are leaning towards, other than contact lenses and glasses to correct their refractive error. For some, pursuing refractive surgery may seem to b...

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LENSAR laser assisted cataract surgery with 3D Augmented Reality San Antonio

LENSAR laser assisted cataract surgery with 3D Augmented Reality San Antonio

February 19, 2015
by Parkhurst Nuvision

LENSAR LENSAR Laser Cataract Assisted Surgery The LENSAR Laser System is state of the art in femtosecond cataract surgery. Only four femtosecond laser systems have been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for capsulotomy, phacofragmentation, and construction o...

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