US military the vanguard in refractive surgery research and implementation

More than 312,000 laser refractive procedures performed in the U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy have provided invaluable insight about laser refractive surgery to both military and civilian communities.

Since the first military laser study began in 1993 and the U.S. Department of Defense adopted laser refractive surgery in 2000, military laser refractive cases have demonstrated safety, efficacy and excellent visual results when performed in appropriate patients.

Military refractive cases have also provided accurate and large sample data that can be extrapolated to the general population…[Full Article Here]

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~ by clearvisioneyecare on March 27, 2010.

One Response to “US military the vanguard in refractive surgery research and implementation”

  1. I’m a living breathing example. Just had PRK at Tripler. Here’s my experience:

    http://tc6617.wordpress.com/2010/04/02/my-prk-experience/

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