February 21, 2003

University Partners with Industry to Assist Patients Injured by LASIK

Wendy Lyons Sunshine  Special To Houston Business Journal In the hopes of tossing away their glasses and contact lenses forever, nearly 3 million people have flocked to have LASIK and other vision-correcting procedures done since they first became available in the mid-1990s. Last year alone, over 700,000 people in the United States underwent LASIK says David Harmon, president of Market Scope, a refractive industry tracking newsletter. While the majority of patients report a positive outcome and say they would choose...
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February 01, 2003

Refractive Community Responds to Public Postings of Private Physician Correspondences

Pillsbury & Levinson, LLP press release.Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today recently informed readers that excerpts of private e-mails exchanged between physician members of the International Society for Refractive Surgery (ISRS) had been posted on the public Internet newsgroup alt.lasik-eyes, causing substantial concern among the refractive surgery community. The newsgroup can be accessed by the public from the Web site www.lasikcourt.com by clicking on "Links." ISRS recently provided us with the following statement in response: "It has come to the attention of...
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