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Updated LASIK Research Yields Continued Positive Results

According to a May 20, 2016 article appearing on the American Refractive Surgery Council (ARSC) website entitled: “New Research: LASIK Safety and Performance Continue To Impress” Like any surgical procedure, LASIK is continually researched to ensure patient safety and effectiveness. Recent high-profile studies show LASIK earning high marks for safety, outcomes and patient satisfaction, according to a May 20, 2016 article on… Read More


Recent Research Discovers Potential New Cataract Treatment

A cataract forms when proteins accumulate, malform and clump together. This is what causes the clouding over of the transparent lens of the eye resulting in blurred vision, halos at night, and having to reach for eyeglasses more often. Ever since cataract treatment entered the modern era, research has continually ramped up to find the… Read More


Seeking Cataract Patients for Light Adjustable Lens (LAL®) Study

The Eye Consultants Research Foundation is currently participating in a U.S. investigational study on the Light Adjustable Lens to evaluate its safety and effectiveness for the treatment of cataracts. Although the LAL is similar in several respects to many standard monofocal intraocular lenses (IOLs), the LAL is designed to potentially reduce or eliminate the need… Read More