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  • LocateADoc.com Announces New Medical Advisory Board Members

    LocateADoc.com is proud to announce the appointment of 15 new members to its Medical Advisory Board. The LocateADoc Medical Advisory Board is compiled of a small group of elite medical industry professionals in the fields of Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Infertility (IVF), Anti-Aging, Urology, Weight Loss, Ophthalmology, Podiatry, Chiropractic Care, and Acupuncture from around the country.

  • Is IntraLase a Safer Alternative for Your Eyes?

    Choosing LASIK surgery for vision correction is not the same as it was 10 or 12 years ago. In 1994, when Baltimore ophthalmologist Anthony Kameen had LASIK surgery to correct nearsightedness and astigmatism, his options were not very extensive: a small mechanical blade, called a microkeratome, created a flap on his cornea, after which a conventional excimer laser was used to reshape the tissue underneath so that the cornea would be able to focus light directly on the retina, as it would in a normal eye. That was, in a nutshell, the only way LASIK was performed then. Now, of course, the technology is much more advanced including smoother and more precise lasers, allowing patients to achieve better vision than ever possible before. The newest technological addition to Dr. Kameen's refractive surgery office is a machine called IntraLase, which allows patients to avoid operation via a metal blade, using a special laser that is used only for the purpose of flap creation.

  • Top 3 Signs You Have a Dry Eye Problem

    Dry Eye Picture - LocateADoc.comDry eye condition affects both eyes and is a common syndrome that causes eye irritation in people over the age of 65. Here are the top three signs which may suggest you have dry eye syndrome:

  • New LocateADoc Advisory Board Member: Konrad Filutowski, M.D.

    Konrad Filutowski, M.D.Konrad Filutowski, M.D., Founder, Chief Surgeon and Medical Director, Filutowski Cataract & LASIK Institute, Orlando/Lake Mary/Daytona, FL. Dr. Filutowski received his medical degree from Columbia College, NY. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

  • Doctor Spotlight: Ahad Mahootchi, M.D.

    Tampa Bay area Cataract Surgeon Dr. Ahad Mahootchi feels rewarded every day at his ophthalmology practice in Zephyrhills Florida.

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  • LocateADoc.com Medical Advisory Board

    We recently announced 13 new members to our Medical Advisory Board, continuing the tradition of providing effective business direction and quality industry insights to the LocateADoc.com team.

  • Photo of lensx cataract surgery LocateADoc

    Cataract surgery to restore vision has become one of the most frequently performed surgeries in the world. It has also been verified as safe and effective (some studies suggest at least 90% of the operations are successful in helping correct vision with minimal complications).  Thanks to femtosecond laser technology (used to improve surgical incisions in correcting pre-existing astigmatism), this type of surgery has become a more efficient method and is currently performed by medical professionals on a daily basis. For patients who choose the laser approach for correcting their vision, there is a greater assurance of accuracy and they ultimately see better results.