Refractive Surgery News brings you the latest news and developments about vision correction surgery surgical procedures designed to help patients achieve clear vision without glasses or contact lenses.
The modern era of refractive surgery began in the1990's, when PRK gained worldwide popularity for laser vision correction and the procedure obtained FDA approval in the United States. Since then, LASIK has become the most popular laser eye surgery procedure for vision correction and millions of people are now enjoying life without glasses or contacts after refractive surgery.
New developments in refractive surgery are occurring at a rapid pace. In addition to LASIK and PRK, there now are many other surgical options, including multifocal procedures to correct presbyopia.
Refractive Surgery News (RSN) brings you reliable, up-to-date information about all the latest refractive surgery procedures for nearly any vision correction need: If you wear glasses or contact lenses, RSN has the latest news and updates about LASIK, PRK and other laser vision correction options, such as Epi-LASIK and LASEK. You also will find information about non-laser vision procedures, such as Intacs corneal ring segments, phakic IOLs and refractive IOLs.
If you need reading glasses or bifocals, Refractive Surgery News has the latest information about eye surgery for presbyopia correction, including sections about multifocal LASIK, accommodating IOLs and multifocal IOLs. You also can learn about conductive keratoplasty (CK) and corneal implants that help restore a full range of vision and reduce your need for reading glasses.
If you have cataracts, RSN has the latest news and developments about refractive cataract surgery an advanced type of cataract surgery designed to restore your vision and reduce or eliminate your need for prescription eyewear or reading glasses after cataracts are removed.
Whatever your visual needs, Refractive Surgery News has reliable, up-to-date information to help you decide if vision correction surgery is right for you. RSN also has a directory of refractive surgeons so you can locate an eye doctor near you to learn more about your refractive surgery options.
If you are an optometrist, a general ophthalmologist or other health care professional, Refractive Surgery News is helpful to you as well. RSN helps you stay informed about the latest developments in refractive surgery so you can answer questions your patients may have about their surgical vision correction options.
Reliable, Easy-To-Understand Information You don't have to be a vision scientist or an eye care professional to understand the information contained in Refractive Surgery News.
Our editorial team breaks down the technical jargon in scientific publications and professional journals and presents the facts you need to know in short, easy-to-understand articles.
Our goal is to give you reliable, unbiased and up-to-date information to help you make an informed decision if you are considering refractive surgery.
But that's just your first step.
After reading Refractive Surgery News, we encourage you to visit our directory of refractive surgeons to find a qualified eye doctor near you and schedule a consultation. A comprehensive eye exam and a face-to-face discussion of your eyes and your particular visual needs and expectations are essential to determine if vision correction surgery is right for you.
Who We Are
Refractive Surgery News is a publication of Ceatus Media Group LLC, a company established in 2004 to produce consumer health web portals and directories, and is funded via surgeon profiles and advertising. The company's first project was the All About Vision® LASIK Surgeon Directory, where consumers can find LASIK surgeons from more than 150 cities in 10 countries. All About Vision, published by Access Media Group LLC, is the Web's leading source of eye care information for consumers. Online since January 2000, it provides more than 450 pages of content on popular topics including contact lenses, glaucoma, macular degeneration and LASIK. The website received more than 9 million unique visitors in 2009.
Ceatus Media Group LLC was co-founded as a partnership between David Evans, PhD and Access Media Group LLC.
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