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NEWS ANNOUNCEMENT: Ophthalmologists Implant First Visian Toric ICLs in the US

November 03, 2018

MONROVIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and companion delivery systems for the eye, today announced the first patient implants of the company's Visian Toric Implantable Collamer Lenses (TICLs) i...

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Michigan Nurse, Mother of Three Travels to San Antonio to Undergo the Nation’s First Astigmatism-Correcting Permanent Contact Lens Procedure

October 23, 2018

San Antonio, TX – As a nurse, volleyball coach and mother of three young children, Michigan native Hope Hoezee is often on the go. “Our family is very active, and glasses and contacts are simply a nuisance,” Hope said. “I've been waiting for this particular technology to...

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Get Ready For The New Toric ICL!

Get Ready For The New Toric ICL!

September 20, 2018
by Parkhurst NuVision

Are you nearsighted with astigmatism? If you are, it's likely that you have found it difficult to undergo vision correction. On September 13, 2018, things got a little bit easier. If you're tired of dealing with the hassles and maintenance of contacts, there's a new solution! Keep readi...

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Parkhurst NuVision to Perform Highly Anticipated National Launch of New Permanent Contact Lens for Astigmatism

September 18, 2018

Parkhurst NuVision, a San Antonio, Texas-based vision correction facility, has been chosen to perform the highly anticipated national launch of a new permanent contact lens for myopia and astigmatism in one.

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Taking on Today’s Latest Fitness Trends with Better Vision

Taking on Today’s Latest Fitness Trends with Better Vision

May 21, 2018
by Parkhurst NuVision

Taking on Today's Latest Fitness Trends with Better Vision The latest fitness trends for 2018 are guaranteed to get you moving, and San Antonio has them all. Whether you're into yoga, boxing, body weight training, paddle boarding or interval training, here are a few of th...

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You Should Know the Guidelines for Becoming a LASIK Candidate

You Should Know the Guidelines for Becoming a LASIK Candidate

May 16, 2018
by Parkhurst NuVision

You Should Know the Guidelines for Becoming a LASIK Candidate If you've been considering moving beyond glasses and contacts to help you see well, a laser vision correction procedure like LASIK has probably been on your mind. So far, more than 19 million p...

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Learn About the Science Supporting LASIK Safety

Learn About the Science Supporting LASIK Safety

May 15, 2018
by Parkhurst NuVision

Learn About the Science Supporting LASIK Safety When considering a medical procedure – particularly an elective one like laser vision correction – it is completely natural to wonder if the procedure is safe. For the millions of people who struggle with needing to rely...

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Caitlin Bailey: Ocean Explorer & Modern LASIK Patient

Caitlin Bailey: Ocean Explorer & Modern LASIK Patient

March 26, 2018
by Parkhurst NuVision

Meet Caitlin, an ocean explorer and Modern LASIK patient! We absolutely LOVE her story and are beyond excited to share it with you all! "My name is Caitlyn Bailey. I am a natural history filmmaker and wildlife photographer. I am al...

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Dr. Parkhurst Performs Surgery On His Own Parents

Dr. Parkhurst Performs Surgery On His Own Parents

February 22, 2018
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Dr. Parkhurst Performs Surgery On His Own Parents "I have had the privilege actually to perform surgery on both of my parents. My mom had LASIK surgery couple years back, and we did a technique where we maintained her far vision, but we gave her back her close vision to help her not to hav...

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Meet No Shame Shane : Modern LASIK Patient Extraordinaire

Meet No Shame Shane : Modern LASIK Patient Extraordinaire

February 13, 2018
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Meet No Shame Shane : Modern LASIK Patient Extraordinaire "It's amazing. I really cannot express how amazing it is, the ability to wake up and just see my world around me, not to worry about something. I think the day that I said, "I'm actually going to do ...

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Super Bowl Refereeing Demands Excellent Vision

Super Bowl Refereeing Demands Excellent Vision

February 02, 2018
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Super Bowl Refereeing Demands Excellent Vision This Sunday is the National Football League's championship game – Super Bowl LII and millions of football fans will have their eyes glued totelevision sets to watch the New England Patriots face off against the Philadelphia E...

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El Salvador Cataract Mission 2018

El Salvador Cataract Mission 2018

January 31, 2018
by Parkhurst Nuvision

El Salvador Cataract Mission 2018 Each year, Dr. Parkhurst travels to Mexico with an organization called SEE International. This group of doctors helps provide ophthalmic care and cataract surgery to patients who otherwise could not afford it and be blind without treatment. "During a rece...

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Laura MacKay Did Not Think She Could Have Vision Correction. Little Did She Know...

Laura MacKay Did Not Think She Could Have Vision Correction. Little Did She Know...

January 29, 2018
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Meet Laura MacKay Laura always thought she couldn't have a vision correction procedure because of the severity of her prescription. Hear her story and how she was able to overcome her life with the barrier of her glasses! "My mom had LASIK, like, ten years ago and ...

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My LASIK Experience

My LASIK Experience

January 22, 2018
by Parkhurst Nuvision

My LASIK Experience, by Magen Taylor I have worn glasses since I was four years old. I vividly remember waiting in the drive-thru line at Jack in the Box with my grandma when I saw what I thought was a scuba diver climbing a tree trunk. After taking a little while to decipher what I was ta...

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"Let me start off with never did I ever think that I would...

January 15, 2018
by Parkhurst Nuvision

So Many Years Wearing Glasses and Struggling "Let me start off with never did I ever think that I would have the vision that I have today, the entire process and LASIK results was a life changer. So much appreciation that you develop for the smallest details is so crazy especially when you...

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Cataracts Threaten an Artists Vision

Cataracts Threaten an Artists Vision

November 15, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Cataracts Threaten an Artists Vision "Cactus Colors" - Pastel over Watercolor We recently had the pleasure of meeting and performing laser cataract surgery for Ms. Jeannette Cuevas. She is a wonderful artist who eventually settled on the idea of dull and blurry colors wi...

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What is the LASIK Success Rate?

What is the LASIK Success Rate?

October 24, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

What is the LASIK Success Rate? Patients that come into our office to talk about their vision correction options often have questions about theLASIKsuccess rate. It doesn't come to a surprise to us, given the laser vision correction procedure's popularity and performance in imp...

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Keeping Your Vision Safe During a Natural Disaster

Keeping Your Vision Safe During a Natural Disaster

October 01, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Keeping Your Vision Safe During a Natural Disasterng During a Natural Disaster Keeping Your Vision Safe During a Natural Disaster Keeping Your Vision Safe During a Natural Disaster The impact and aftermath of our country's natural disasters serves as an impo...

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When Contacts and Eyeglasses Just Do Not Fit Your Routine

When Contacts and Eyeglasses Just Do Not Fit Your Routine

September 26, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

For fitness trainers and athletes, their workout and performance goals are everything. But, for those who wear glasses or contacts, they face a set of unique challenges. We sat down with Jennifer Huff, an aerial silks performer and pole instructor based in San Antonio, to hear her story.

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Living with Cataracts: What You Should Know

Living with Cataracts: What You Should Know

September 18, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Aging is an unavoidable part of life that most of us have come to accept. You can get over the fine lines, creaky joints and occasional hot flashes. However, no matter how accepting you are of your age, it's still hard to hear these three words: “You have cataracts.” Cataracts ...

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