January 25, 2010

Dr. Nicholas Caro Barred from Performing LASIK Eye Surgery

By Deborah L. Shelton, Tribune reporter 8:25 PM CST, February 19, 2010 A state regulatory agency is barring a Chicago ophthalmologist from performing Lasik eye surgeries in Illinois, one of a number of disciplinary actions taken against the doctor on Friday. After finding that Dr. Nicholas Caro had engaged in unprofessional conduct and gross negligence, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation suspended his medical license for 30 days, placed him on probation for a minimum of 3 years...
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January 14, 2010

LASIK Surgery Chain in Florida Goes Bankrupt

South Florida Business Journal - by Paul Brinkmann Vision Care Holdings, operator 30 Lasik surgery clinics, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday. The Lake Worth-based company said it has between $50 million and $100 million in debt, and less than $10 million in assets. The company’s once operated more than 90 optical service stores in 30 states, including Vision Care, Eyeglass World and Lasik Institute locations. An attorney for the company, Matt Zifrony, said it sold the Eyeglass World...
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