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Eye surgery is one of the brands in surgery that had witnessed the most profound and important advancements in the recent years. As our vision is one of the most essential senses for a healthy and enjoyable lifestyle, thousands of people are being constantly helped by the improvements of eye surgery. Eye surgery procedures are becoming more and more complex, yet recovering becoming faster and more efficient.

There are several procedures that are essential in today's eye surgery. Cataract surgery is one of the most important, as it may restore the visual capacities and cataract being a relatively common disease, especially in aged people. Glaucoma is also a very common type of eye surgery. Glaucoma is a disease that results in visual loss due to damage in the optic nerve caused by a raised intraocular pressure. However, one of today's most popular and significant eye surgery procedures is the laser surgery for visual correction. This procedure may reduce considerably a person's dependency on the use of glasses or contact lenses. Such procedure is commonly known as LASIK. However, this procedure requires a detailed scanning process to check if the patient is eligible to this type of eye surgery.

It is important for patients who would like or need to have some kind of eye surgery or visual corrections and also for doctors to keep updated about procedures, prices, and new techniques. Fortunately, today there are techniques that may help nearly everyone, from only nearsighted people to the ones suffering from more severe eye conditions.

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LASIK Eyes Surgery (more about)

Ocular surgery has witnessed a lot of advances in the recent years. In fact, it was one of the fields of medicine that become more developed day by day, thanks to current researches and new techniques. Differently from the past, ocular surgery today does not imply incisions and several days of recovering. Even more complicated procedures of ocular surgery are most ambulatory and involving techniques that treat the problem without even incisions. The most developed technique of non-incision ocular surgery today is undoubtedly the so-called LASIK (short for Laser Assisted In-situ Keratomileusis) surgery.

Refractive Surgery for Eyes

One of the most advanced techniques of eye surgery today is the so-called refractive surgery. This type of surgical procedure may decrease or even eliminate a person’s dependency on glasses or contact lenses. This procedure is called refractive surgery since it affects the refractive state of the eye, which may cause common vision disorders such as myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. Currently, the most common type of refractive surgery utilizes laser to reshape the patient’s cornea and eliminate the subtle alterations that cause eye disorders. Surveys point that refractive surgery it’s becoming so widespread and results so successful that nearly 1 million of surgeries are expected to be performed in 2006, in the USA alone.

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Then came news late Tuesday that Owens was taken in an ambulance to an emergency room. Details from the police report that came out Wednesday morning included words like suicide, overdose and depression.

Within hours, T.O. insisted it was all a misunderstanding then brought the story back to football.

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Randy Johnson will miss his final regular-season turn for the New York Yankees because of back spasms.

The left-hander had been scheduled to start Thursday against the Baltimore Orioles. The AL East champions hope he will be ready for the postseason.

"It's been a progression thing," Johnson said. "Let's get it taken care of, and obviously the regular season start doesn't mean muc...

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Jeremy Renton (76) feared he was going to lose the sight in his right eye due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Jeremy suffered with both types of AMD (dry AMD in his left eye and wet AMD in his right) for over 10 years before seeking treatment at London Medical, an independent medical practice in Marylebone. He was treated by Mr Victor Chong, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, with ...

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Dr. Deborah Sherman, oculoplastic surgeon at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., interprets what the lines around your eyes and face and the anatomy of your muscles are communicating to others about your emotions and physical well-being.

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On three separate occasions during the last week in February 2000, I had chest pain. It became more intense each time and only went away after I rested. I was scared, but tried to ignore it until my daughter Annie, 17 at the time, insisted I see a doctor.

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As soon as Lynn Pace got back from his first foreign studies trip with other Southern Methodist University MBA students, people wanted to know what it was like to travel to Cuba.

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HOBERG'S David and Renada Breeden, parents of a blue-eyed, tousle-haired 3 1/2-year-old girl named Karlie, will tell you that believing in miracles is not an option.

Everybody who wants to see this tot defy the up-to-now tumultuous odds against her living with an inoperable brain tumor, they say, must believe because a miracle is all that can save her.

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Millions of dollars of state money meant to keep doctors in rural Oregon is has gone to doctors in areas well-served with abundant hospitals, The Oregonian found in a review of records.

The state money is available to physicians at least 10 miles from a city of 30,000 or more. But of more than 1,100 doctors who qualified under the program in its first two years, fewer than 200 worked in c...