Monthly Archives: May 2013

Blog Post: The History of Laser Vision Correction: Keratomileusis and the Excimer Laser. Part 2 of a 4-Part Series

Keratomileusis and the Excimer Laser Part 2 of a 4-Part Series Although Radial Keratotomy was the more widely practiced refractive procedure in the United States, it was not the first.  This accolade is instead reserved for keratomileusis.  In keratomileusis, part of the cornea is removed and then the cornea is reshaped using a blade in order to correct refractive errors. The process of keratomileusis was first developed in the 1950s, by a Spanish born ophthalmologist named Jose Ignacio Barraquer, M.D . [i]  who later moved …
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Dr. Mandel Recognized in the New York Times

The Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors™ selection process begins with a peer survey.  Each year, Castle Connolly surveys thousands of physicians and other healthcare professionals and asks them to identify excellent doctors in every specialty in their region and throughout the nation. Over 230,000 of the nation’s leading medical specialists, department chairs, residency program directors, vice presidents of medical affairs and presidents of the nation’s leading medical centers and specialty hospitals are surveyed. The Castle Connolly physician-led research team carefully reviews …
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