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Zeiss VisuMax Laser Now Approved for All Laser LASIK & SMILE Vision Correction

For Bernard Milstein, M.D. of The Eye Clinic of Texas, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the Zeiss VisuMax Laser for SMILE Laser Vision Correction of Nearsightedness is another "tool" in his refractive surgery "toolbox."
  • <strong>Bernard Milstein, M.D.</strong>
  • <strong>ECOT</strong>
    GALVESTON, TX, September 23, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- For Bernard Milstein, M.D. of The Eye Clinic of Texas, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the Zeiss VisuMax Laser for SMILE (Small Lenticule Intrastromal Lens Extraction) Laser Vision Correction of Nearsightedness is another "tool" in his refractive surgery "toolbox" with which he can help patients achieve their goals of seeing clearly for distance without the need for glasses or contact lenses. "Over the past 25 years I have had many opportunities to be a part of the development of several lasers and new techniques for LASIK and Laser Vision Correction and then been able to apply them to everyday practice to improve outcomes and patient satisfaction," shared Dr. Milstein. "In 1991, we started working with eye laser researchers and manufacturers to continually find ways to make laser vision correction safe, effective and predictable. We are always trying to use laser technology to further improve patient satisfaction, through optical and outcome precision, but more importantly, by making LASIK and Laser Vision Correction procedures more comfortable with even quicker visual recovery as this is what really makes patients the happiest," explained Bernard Milstein, M.D.

"About two and half years ago we obtained the first Zeiss VisuMax Femtosecond Laser in Texas and used it to perform All Laser LASIK for our patients. Based on our "hands on" real world experience over that time, we are pleased to have the FDA approval of SMILE to give us another alternative clinical tool to help patients reduce or eliminate their nearsightedness. SMILE, or Flap free LASIK, is a one step procedure to perform refractive corrections. It offers a significant improvement for many patients who may be a candidate for it.

Since we started using the Zeiss VisuMax Femtosecond Laser, patients have been very happy with the comfort and the quick and precise results. They have also been quite happy with how we have made LASIK and Laser Vision Correction so affordable that it is pretty much within reach for anyone who wants freedom from the hassle of glasses or contacts," shared Dr. Milstein.

To learn more about Zeiss VisuMax for All Laser LASIK, SMILE Laser Vision and our affordable fees, please call The Eye Clinic of Texas 800-423-3937, visit The Eye Clinic of Texas, Google+ or facebook.com/ecot.lasik.

The Eye Clinic of Texas is an affiliate of Houston Eye Associates, the largest ophthalmology clinic in the nation. We are a leading eye care practice and LASIK center serving the greater Houston, Galveston, League City and Texas City with offices at 1100 Gulf Freeway, Suite 114, League City, Texas 77573, 7111 Medical Center Drive, Suite 110, Texas City, Texas 77590 and 2302 Avenue P, Galveston, Texas 77550 that provide all aspects of general, medical, surgical, laser and optical eye care services.

At The Eye Clinic of Texas our eye doctors provide all types of eye exams for greater Houston patients. Our board certified ophthalmologists are eye specialists who are among the most respected LASIK surgeons in Houston. Our Houston cataract surgeons are leaders in cataracts, cataract surgery & lens implants using advanced technology toric lens implants and multifocal lens implants to correct complex problems such as astigmatism and near vision focusing problems including presbyopia after cataract surgery. We offer routine eye exams for adults and children for eyeglasses and contact lenses as well as exams for the diagnosis and management of glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and age related macular degeneration (AMD). Laser Eye Surgery including All Laser Bladeless LASIK Eye Surgery for vision correction of nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism are performed right in the comfort and convenience of our office. Texas EyeWear at The Eye Clinic of Texas provides personalized consultation and fitting of eyeglasses and eyeglass lenses for greater Houston, Galveston, League City and Texas City area patients. Our friendly professional staff is comprised of a team of ophthalmic technicians, surgical care specialists and administrative staff who work to provide you with top notch eye care.

For additional information, contact:
Amy Trittel, The Eye Clinic of Texas, 2302 Avenue P, Galveston, Texas 77550, atrittel@ecot.com, 1-800-423-3937

SOURCE: Medical Management Services Group, L.L.C.


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