Dr. Parkhurst discusses the SMILE procedure.
"Because our strategy is fitting the procedure to the patient, rather than the patient to the procedure, having a full menu of options has always been important to the way we approach refractive surgery. Whenever we decide to add a new procedure, first we study it and get a sense for what its advantages are."
"Overcoming the PRK mindset: Incorporating LASIK, SMILE into the military"
Dr. Parkhurst discusses the importance of refractive surgery for our military.
"When you’re in the military, you’re concerned with your personal safety, but also the safety of the soldiers around you. If your glasses get knocked off while you’re knocking down a door, not only are you putting yourself at risk, but potentially your compatriots as well. You have to do a specific job, so if you can’t see, you’re potentially putting your whole unit at risk in the heat of the battle.”
Dr. Parkhurst, alongside Kyle Sandberg, O.D., explain what hands-on experience means for optometry students, opening up the relationship between ophthalmologist and optometrist.
Dr. Parkhurst details the breadth of refractive surgery, including the differences between LASIK, PRK, SMILE, IOLs, corneal inlays, and refractive lens exchange.
EyeWorld writer Ellen Stodola discusses comprehensive ophthalmology with a group of physicians, including Dr. Parkhurst.
Fourth-year optometry student Daniel Mulder discusses the Tecnis Symfony's optics and valuable insights he learned while completing his rotation with Dr. Parkhurst.
Young boomers are all about having the latest technology, staying fit, traveling the world, performing in the boardroom, and having young eyes to match the youth they feel.
Gregory D. Parkhurst, MD, explains what made him decide to have refractive surgery.
Raindrop surgery poised for FDA approval after clinical trial in San Antonio.
Raindrop surgery poised for FDA approval after clinical trial in San Antonio. Drs. Gregory Parkhurst and Arthur Medina Jr. are accustomed to patients crying after they undergo the brief surgical procedure that can transform them from being unable to read a large E projected on the on the wall to people with 20/20 vision who feel like they've re-entered a lost world.
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