April 27, 2009

Baseball Player Disabled by LASIK - Hopes Glasses Are the Solution

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Monday, April 27, 2009 Brian McCann was fitted for a new pair of contacts by Atlanta eye specialist Dr. Alan Kozarsky Monday. He tested them out by playing a little catch at Turner Field Monday evening and then headed out to Class A Myrtle Beach, where he will play two games on a rehabilitation assignment. He planned to play in games Tuesday and Wednesday in Myrtle Beach to test them out. McCann is on the disabled...
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August 07, 2008

Lasik Surgery Gone Wrong Leads to Kenny Perry Withdrawing from the PGA Championship

TravelGolf.com BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. - Kenny Perryís stunning late night withdrawal from the PGA Championship finally has an explanation. And itís not a pretty one. Not for Perry. Not for any pro athlete who is considering Lasik surgery - which has been all the rage in pro sports for a while. Minutes ago, Perry just admitted that the eye injury that made him decide to withdraw after having shot a 9-over 79 in the first round comes from an infection...
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April 05, 2008

Jermaine Dupri Goes Blind After Lasik Surgery

Posted : March 04, 2008 Filed under : Janet Jackson Meant to be a cure for his eyesight problem, a laser surgery to correct Jermaine Dupri's vision has backfired. Reports are surfacing that the producer who is also known to be Janet Jackson's long-term boyfriend, is losing sight due to complications from the surgery. Dupri had an elective eye surgery two weeks ago and according to a report by MediaTakeOut, sources said that Dupri is "virtually blind". Other details regarding...
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January 20, 2005

22 Patients Blinded in One Day at Russian Clinic

Ophthalmologists Accused Straight in their Eyes by Yulia Osipova Kommersant - New Russia's First Independent Newspaper Yesterday the Central District of Moscow Prosecutorís Office began the examination of the medical staff of one of EXIMER, one of Russiaís largest ophthalmologist clinics systems, where in one day 22 people, lost their sight all in one day after the surgery. Nikolay Pavlenko, an EXIMER patient, who was blinded as result of surgery, filed a lawsuit at the Prosecutorís Office pressing criminal charges...
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December 01, 2004

Man Suffers Retinal Detachments in Both Eyes Following Lasik

Bilateral serous macular detachment following laser in situ keratomileusis American Journal of Ophthalmology Volume 138, Issue 6, December 2004, Pages 1069-1071 Arun Singhvi MD, Mayank Dutta MBBS, Namrata Sharma MD, Nikhil Pal MD and Rasik B. Vajpayee MS, FRCSEd,  Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. Purpose To report a case of bilateral serous macular detachment following laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK). Design Observational case report. Methods A 33-year-old man presented with...
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August 11, 2003

Pilot Crashes Into Hospital Emergency Room After Undergoing Lasik

Airline pilots should stop and think before even considering LASIK for vision problems By Capt. Jolanda Witvliet (United) Air Line Pilot, August 2003, p.27 I was like a lot of pilots, tired of wearing contact lenses and ready for a fix. I looked into a variety of eye surgeries and rejected all of them except laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK). I am sure that almost every one has heard of LASIK and has read the advertisements in the newspaper: Have...
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