Monthly Archives: April 2013

The History of Laser Vision Correction: Radial Keratotomy. The First Blog in a 4-Part Series

Radial Keratotomy The First Blog in a 4-Part Series Ever wonder about the origins of Laser Vision Correction?  It’s actually a fascinating story, particularly because it was stumbled upon completely by accident.  In the 1970’s, a Russian Ophthalmologist, Svyatoslav Fyodorov , removed glass splinters from the eye of a patient involved in an accident. [i]   Prior to the accident, the patient was nearsighted and required glasses for distance vision.  After the glass splinters were removed, the patient’s vision actually improved.  That was the …
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Dr. Mandel was selected as a Best Doctor in America

Being named a Best Doctor in America is a singular honor.  Those doctors who are selected are among the top five percent of U.S. doctors.  Click here to learn more about this distinction.

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