Monthly Archives: June 2013

Best Doctor New York Magazine 2013

Corneal specialist and LASIK surgeon, Eric R. Mandel, M.D. is proud to have again been selected as one of the Best Doctors in New York by New YorkMagazine 2013.   Click here to learn more about this distinction. We are proud of this award and look forward to discussing your laser vision correction options during your free LASIK consultation at our state-of-the-art Manhattan laser vision correction center.

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The History of Laser Vision Correction Blog Series ~ Part Three

Bladed-LASIK Utilizing a Microkeratome Part 3 of a 4-Part Series In 1963, Dr. Jose Ignacio Barraquer , the same surgeon introduced to you in part 2 of this blog series who invented keratomileusis , also invented the first microkeratome [i]  used in Laser-Assisted-In-Situ-Keratomileusis (LASIK) laser vision correction. This was the first of many microkeratomes to follow. The microkeratome is an instrument which utilizes an oscillating blade to create a corneal flap during the LASIK surgery. It took many years for the idea of LASIK, introduced by Dr. …
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