American Refractive Surgery Council

Posted October 23, 2017 LASIK The LASIK success rate – or LASIK outcomes – is well understood with literally thousands of clinical studies looking at visual acuity and patient satisfaction. The latest research reports 99 percent of patients achieve better than 20/40 vision and more than 90 percent achieve 20/20 or better. In addition, LASIK… Read More


Thinking About Vision Safety Before, During and After a Natural Disaster

The impact and aftermath of this year’s hurricanes, earthquakes, fires and other natural disasters serve as an important reminder to all about the importance of preparing for these events. Earthquakes, storms and fires can take us by surprise, leaving little time to respond safely and effectively. Planning and preparation is essential and this year’s disasters… Read More


A message for Dr Linn from Jim Maxwell


Shree Kurup, M.D., to Receive ABO Quality Improvement Award

October 6, 2017 The American Board of Ophthalmology will award its first-ever John G. Clarkson, M.D. Quality Improvement Award to diplomate Shree Kurup, M.D., this fall for his efforts in creating a project to improve patient compliance with follow-up dosages of immunosuppression medications. The Clarkson Quality Improvement Award celebrates the passion, pride, and professionalism exemplified by American Board… Read More


Keep Your Eyes Healthy This Fall, With These Tips!

Couple in the fall

Did you know that autumn is one of the worst times of the year for people who suffer from allergies? Most people think spring when it comes to itchy,red eyes and other allergic discomforts, but fall can trigger symptoms that are just as strong. Here are some tips to help minimize your eye allergy symptoms as the leaves… Read More