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Through The Eyes of the Artists Recovery

Through The Eyes of the Artists Recovery

August 14, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Through The Eyes of the Artists Recovery Myrna, a talented artist and patient who recently had cataract surgery, came to her one week follow up with this wonderfully drawn & colored photo of Dr. Parkhurst. Folks, this masterpiece was completed just days after completing h...

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Today’s Latest Fitness Trends and Your Vision

Today’s Latest Fitness Trends and Your Vision

July 25, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Our wonderful city of San Antonio has so much to offer, including the latest fitness trends guaranteed to get you moving. CrossFit, pylometrics (jump training), group training, smart barre and RIP training; these are a few of the buzzworthy new workouts available in our city. Now we all know th...

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LASIK DAY IS ONE OF THE BEST DAYS OF THE WEEK!!!

LASIK DAY IS ONE OF THE BEST DAYS OF THE WEEK!!!

July 14, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Why Friday is the Best Day for #LASIK One of the most-anticipated days of the week here at Parkhurst NuVision is LASIK Day. Truth is, there is no best day forLASIK(any day is good!). But, we chose Fridays because it is generally a convenient day for our patients to have their laser v...

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Fear About Laser Eye Surgery?

Fear About Laser Eye Surgery?

July 11, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

FEAR ABOUT LASER EYE SURGERY? When I talk to patients that recently had Modern LASIK, it's common that I hear them say, "I shouldn't have waited so long!" or "Wow, that was it?!". I like to ask them, amongst everything you were feeling, what is it that made you wait? The typical an...

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SUMMERTIME TRAVEL TRENDS IN SAN ANTONIO

SUMMERTIME TRAVEL TRENDS IN SAN ANTONIO

July 06, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

San Antonio Summer Travel Trends Traveling this summer? You are not alone! According to the latest AYTM Market Research vacations survey, July is the most popular month for travel. Fun is found in a variety of activities from adventure and new experiences to deep-seeded needs to relax and rejuve...

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Having Great Vision for Life’s Memorable Milestones

Having Great Vision for Life’s Memorable Milestones

June 29, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

4 Reasons Getting Married Is a Milestone for Considering LASIK One of the biggest milestones in anyone's life is finding that person you want to build a life with and getting married. Surrounded by family and friends, every couple not only wants to look and feel th...

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WHY PATIENTS TELL US GETTING MODERN LASIK IS A NO-BRAINER

WHY PATIENTS TELL US GETTING MODERN LASIK IS A NO-BRAINER

June 26, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

WHY PATIENTS TELL USGETTING MODERN LASIK IS A NO-BRAINER 10 years ago, if you told me that I would have my entire music catalog, every photo I've ever taken, a map to grandma's house, and access to the entire world's information, all in my pocket, I wouldn't have believed you. Now that's e...

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Keeping an Eye on San Antonio Summer Safety Tips

Keeping an Eye on San Antonio Summer Safety Tips

June 20, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Keeping an Eye on San Antonio Summer Safety Tips Are you ready for some fun this summer? With all the sunshine and great attractions to go, see and explore, San Antonio has a lot to offer. Keeping your eyes healthy and your good vision protected is important t...

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The Blog Where I Explain Why I Regret My Trip To The Mountains

The Blog Where I Explain Why I Regret My Trip To The Mountains

June 14, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

January 2015. Breckenridge, Colorado. Our Family Trip. There's nothing like a much-needed family vacation, right? Especially headed out of state, thousands of miles away from home to uncharted territory. Away from work, away from your normal daily duties. A pl...

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Why We Ask About Your Health During Your LASIK Consultation

Why We Ask About Your Health During Your LASIK Consultation

May 31, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Why We Ask About Your Health During Your LASIK Consultation Having the freedom to see clearly without glasses or contacts prompts many people to seek out laser correction surgery. If you're tired of the daily hassle of glasses and contact lenses, it's tim...

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What is Myopia?

What is Myopia?

May 22, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

What is Myopia? The number of people with myopia – also known as nearsightedness - is on the rise. According to the National Eye Institute, myopia has increased from 25 percent of the U.S. population in the early 1970s to nearly 42 percent by 2004....

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Parkhurst NuVision Excellence in Patient Care Award

Parkhurst NuVision Excellence in Patient Care Award

May 17, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Parkhurst NuVision's Excellence in Patient Care Award We are honored to be able to provide an award to such great and dedicated graduates. This year, the winner was Dr. Ashley Olivarez, OD. We enjoyed having Dr. Olivarez in clinic during one of her final rotations as a UIW Rosenberg ...

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Parkhurst NuVision: Voted Best Companies to Work for in San Antonio

Parkhurst NuVision: Voted Best Companies to Work for in San Antonio

May 12, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Parkhurst NuVision: Voted Best Companies to Work for in San Antonio For some folks, waking up to go to work each morning is a chore. For some, it's just a paycheck and a means to get by. We've all felt that at some point or another, whether it be a job we had when we first started working or w...

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Parkhurst NuVision Welcomes Dr. Bobby Saenz, OD, MS

Parkhurst NuVision Welcomes Dr. Bobby Saenz, OD, MS

May 10, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Parkhurst NuVision Welcomes Dr. Bobby Saenz, OD, MS The amazing team of eye and vision specialists at Parkhurst NuVision in San Antonio is growing. Again! Just in time for the back-to-school rush, Dr. Roberto (Bobby) Saenz will join the Parkhurst NuVision team in late summer. He may be new to...

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Finding Ways To Pay For Vision Correction Surgery

Finding Ways To Pay For Vision Correction Surgery

April 28, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

If you are one of the 8 out of 10 U.S. tax filers to receive a tax refund this year, this might be an excellent...

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Protecting Your Most Precious Sense: Your Eyesight

Protecting Your Most Precious Sense: Your Eyesight

April 28, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Having your eyesight means a good quality of life. If you want your future to include healthy eyes and vision, consider...

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New Laser Vision Correction Procedure Offered at Parkhurst NuVision

New Laser Vision Correction Procedure Offered at Parkhurst NuVision

April 06, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

America's Finest Have a New Reason to SMILE! Parkhurst NuVision is offering the newest laser eye procedure in the industry, SMILE, to individuals in the military and those involved in full contact sports.

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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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