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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November 08, 2005

Dr. Herbert Nevyas Targeted by Patient Web Site

Jo Wills published a narrative of Keith Wills' problems with Dr. Herbert Nevyas:  LASIK Gone Wrong - What Happened to Keith Wills...
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Dr. David Doka Targeted by Patient Web Site

Patient declares that Dr. David S. Doka of El Paso, Texas impairs Elvira G. Galindo’s vision for life and then kicks her to the curb!  DrDoka.com...
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March 01, 2005

Dr. Robert Maloney Targeted by Patient Web Sites

Kathy Griffen says: 'Here’s the deal. I’ve had severe complications from lasik surgery. My doctor WAS Dr. Robert Maloney of the Maloney Vision Institute in Los Angeles and “Extreme Makeover”. I will not be going to him again. I’ve had FIVE surgeries on my right eye. Three were lasik surgeries and one was an attempt at corrective surgery by Maloney. Most recently, I had another corrective surgery by another doctor and let me tell you, once my complications began in 2003, it was a bitch! My last "procedure" was a 90 minute surgery, and I had 17 stitches in my eye for three weeks!'
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February 01, 2004

Laser Eye Surgery Complaints Double

Negligence claims involving laser eye surgery have more than doubled in the last six years, according to the UK's largest insurer for doctors. The Medical Defence Union members said that while some of the claims were over faulty surgery, many more centred on patients' "unrealistic expectations" about what could be achieved. In February the Consumers' Association warned that people who undergo laser eye surgery are "gambling with their sight". It warned that clinics made overblown claims and did not highlight...
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November 01, 2003

Refractive Success But Extreme Pain - What's the Solution?

Matt Young  EyeWorld Staff Writer www.eyeworld.org/article.php?sid=823 One patient who is an apparent refractive success story — he achieved 20/20 vision after LASIK — has had extreme pain since the surgery. Bright sunlight, cold air, and slight air current cause continuous bilateral pain. Treatments sought include recommendations by 10 corneal specialists, a multitude of Food and Drug Administration and non-FDA approved drugs, bandage lenses, and more. Some ophthalmologists that heard of this case said it is one of the most perplexing...
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