“SMILE: Another Opportunity to Make LVC Great“
CRST Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today – Nov/Dec 2017
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”
Ocular Surgery News – July 2017
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.”
Formalized Training in Integrated Care
Best Practices in Integrated Care, Vol. 3 – July 2017
Dr. Parkhurst, alongside Kyle Sandberg, O.D., explain what hands-on experience means for optometry students, opening up the relationship between ophthalmologist and optometrist.
Refractive surgery extends beyond PRK, LASIK
Cover of Primary Care Optometry News – June 2017
Dr. Parkhurst details the breadth of refractive surgery, including the differences between LASIK, PRK, SMILE, IOLs, corneal inlays, and refractive lens exchange.
Rebirth of Laser Vision Correction: How to Start Performing Refractive Surgery
Eyeworld Cover Feature – June 2017
EyeWorld writer Ellen Stodola discusses comprehensive ophthalmology with a group of physicians, including Dr. Parkhurst.
Toric Multifocal IOL Now An Option For Cataract Surgery Patients
Ocular Surgery News – December 2016
Fourth-year optometry student Daniel Mulder discusses the Tecnis Symfony’s optics and valuable insights he learned while completing his rotation with Dr. Parkhurst.
“Raindrop Corneal Inlay”
MillenialEye – The Pipeline – July/August 2015
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.
Significant Advantages Abound For Young Patients Who Have Laser Vision Correction
Ocular Surgery News – August 2015
Gregory D. Parkhurst, MD, explains what made him decide to have refractive surgery.
New ‘Raindrop’ Eye Surgery Tested in San Antonio
KSAT – July 2015
Raindrop surgery poised for FDA approval after clinical trial in San Antonio.
San Antonio Now Home to Latest Advances in Vision Improvement Surgery
Rivard Report – February 2014
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.