March 19, 2004

Dr. Nicholas Caro Sued for Medical Malpractice by "S.W."

These husband and wife plaintiffs are claiming that during one of two, or possibly both bilateral LASIK surgeries performed by Dr. Nicholas Caro on September 22, and October 5, 1999, metallic particles were left embedded in both of Mrs. W's corneas. Although her treatment subsequent to the discovery of the alleged particles was not yet disclosed in this file at the time it was copied, it is possible that she had to undergo corneal transplantation.
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March 12, 2004

Emory Files Lawsuit Against LASIK Eye Doctors

Atlanta Business Chronicle Vol. 26, No. 40; Pg. A8; ISSN: 01648071 It was late February and Emory University officials didn't like what they saw.  A group of eye doctors who had severed ties with Emory had launched an advertising campaign promoting their LASIK eye surgery practice under a new name, InView.  The marketing blitz included messages on billboards, mailings, and on television, radio and the Internet describing InView as "formerly Emory Vision." "New Name, Same Quality," one Internet pop-up...
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March 01, 2004

Loss of Vision Quality Top Complaint of Refractive Patients

Matt Young EyeWorld Staff Writer www.eyeworld.org/article.php?sid=445 New evidence suggests that the most common complaint among dissatisfied refractive surgery patients is a loss of quality of vision, said Terrence P. O'Brien, M.D., associate professor of ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore. However, the management of these complications shouldn't always involve surgery, he said. Sometimes, surgeons should simply wait for technology to advance for certain cases, he said. And while surgeons are already greatly concerned about good...
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