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These doctors/facilities have been noted or offered to help those with complications from Refractive Surgery.

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, Missouri 63110
1-314-747-3000

Dr. Ed Boshnick
Westchester Shopping Center
8479 Coral Way
Miami, FL 33155
Tel: (305) 264-4400
Website: www.eyefreedom.com
Email: ed@boshnick.com

Boston Foundation For Sight
1244 Boylston St., Suite 202
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
617-735-8698 phone
617-735-8814 fax
Website: http://www.bostonsight.org/
Email: info@bostonsight.org

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John D. Dugan (Eye Physicians) 
1140 White Horse Road
Suite 1
Vorhees, NJ 08043
856-784-3366
856-784-4388 fax
Website: http://www.eye-physicians.com/

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Emory University Hospital (Emory Eye Center)
The Emory Clinic, Building A & B
1365 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
1-404-778-7777

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Dr Richard Handwerger

Attending Surgeon,
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Office Address:
240 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Suite 250
Beverly Hills, CA 90211


Mailing Address:
10390 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 910
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Main office tel: 310 276 3937 / 310 360-0609

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Johns Hopkins Hospital (Wilmer Eye Institute)
The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital,
600 N. Wolfe St.
Baltimore, MD 21287
1-410-955-5080

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Lions Eye Institute
35 Hackett Blvd.
Albany, NY 12208
Tel: (518) 262-2575
Fax: (518) 262-2576

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Mayo Clinic
200 First St. S.W.
Rochester, MN 55905
1-507-284-2744

Methodist Hospital (Cullen Eye Institute)
Houston, TX
1-713-790-3333

Ming Wang, M.D.,Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology of University of Tennessee
Attending Surgeon, Saint Thomas Hospital
Director, Wang Vision Institute
1801 West End Ave, Ste 1150, Nashville, TN, 37203, USA
Tel: (615)321-8881
Fax: (615)321-8874
Email: drwang@wangvisioninstitute.com
Webmail: http://www.drmingwang.com

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New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
310 East 14th Street
New York City, New York 10003
1-212-979-4000

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Dan Reinstein, MD MA
(Cantab) FRCSC DABO
London Vision Clinic
8 Devonshire Place, London, W1G 6HP, UK
email: dzr@londonvisionclinic.com
work: http://www.londonvisionclinic.com
Tel : +44 (0)20 7224 1005
Fax : +44 (0)20 7681 1233
(omit (0) if calling from outside UK)

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James J.Salz, M. D.
email jjsalzeye@aol.com
Web Page www.drsalz.com
Assistant, Donna Jones
Email donna@drsalz.com
444 S. San Vicente, Suite 704
Mark Goodson Building at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Phone 323 653-3800 Fax 323 653-3898

Schepens Eye Institute
20 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114
617-912-0100 phone
geninfo@vision.eri.harvard.edu

Aleksandar Stojanovic, M.D.
Email: aleks@online.no
In charge of refractive surgery,
Eye dpt., University Hospital of North Norway and
Medical director, SynsLaser Clinic, Tromsoe and Oslo, Norway
Tel: 47-906-93319

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Dr. William Trattler
Corneal/Post Lasik Specialist
8940 N. Kendall Drive,
Suite 400E Miami, FL 33176
Tel: (305) 598-2020
Fax:(305) 274-0426
Email: wtrattler@earthlink.net

Dr. Gary Tylock
Tylock Eye Care & Laser Center
3100 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Irving, Texas 75062
Tel: (214) 717-4027
Website: http://www.tylock.com/




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University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
1-319-356-2852

University of Miami (Bascom Palmer Eye Institute)
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
900 N.W. 17th Street
Miami, Florida 33136
1-305-326-6000

University of Minnesota Department of Ophthalmology
420 Delaware St. SE
MMC 493
Minneapolis, MN 55455
(612)625-5625 (Univ. of Minn.)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics  
UW Hospital and Clinics
600 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53792
1-608-263-6400

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Wills Eye Hospital
900 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
1-877-AT-WILLS

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Trusted LASIK Surgeons Launches Revolutionary LASIK Surgeons Directory Service to Help Consumers Find the Best LASIK Surgeons in America

Preferred Doctors Network, Inc. d/b/a Trusted LASIK Surgeons (Trusted LASIK Surgeons) announced today that it has launched its revolutionary Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory service for consumers at http://www.TrustedLASIKSurgeons.com What sets the Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory service apart is a unique screening process ensuring that only the best LASIK surgeons in the United States are included. The qualifications and standards used by Trusted LASIK Surgeons include the following:

1. Participation in FDA refractive vision correction studies.

2. Publication of a research article involving refractive eye surgery in a major peer-reviewed eye journal.

3. Presentation about a refractive surgery topic (such as LASIK) at a major meeting of eye doctors.

4. Board certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

5. A minimum of 10 years experience in refractive surgery and at least 2000 procedures.

6. Managing complications from LASIK and other vision correction surgeries of patients who were first operated on by another surgeon.

7. Well-rounded refractive surgeons who perform not just LASIK but lens implants and other refractive surgery procedures.

8. Have performed surgery on other eye surgeons, optometrists, opticians, and employees of companies that specialize in refractive surgery instrumentation or their families.

9. Membership in American Academy of Ophthalmology and at least one other major refractive society.

10. Certified in the use of IntraLase for "all-laser" LASIK and Wavefront-based ("Customized") LASIK and PRK.

11. Academic Appointments in the Ophthalmology departments at major universities.

Less than 1 percent of all LASIK Surgeons in the United States meet all of the above criteria.

The Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory will include some surgeons who meet most but not all of the above qualifications in order to help consumers find the best LASIK Surgeons in smaller cities. These areas often do not have major universities with ophthalmology departments, so the LASIK surgeon does not have an opportunity to secure a faculty appointment. FDA studies for approval of lasers and other refractive surgery devices are typically conducted by a very small number of surgeons. Although many of the surgeons listed in the Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory have conducted FDA studies, many well-qualified surgeons have not had this opportunity. A LASIK Surgeon meeting 8 of the above qualifications will typically be more qualified than most other LASIK doctors in that surgeon's local area.  

The refractive surgeons listed in the Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory are among the true pioneers of LASIK and refractive surgery since many of them participated in the first FDA studies leading to the approval of the excimer laser for laser vision correction. These surgeons are inventors, software developers and they train other LASIK Surgeons in the use of new equipment. Nearly all LASIK surgeons currently listed in the Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory are leading experts in vision correction procedures, not just LASIK, and are the most respected authorities in their field as rated by their peers.

Trusted LASIK Surgeons invites surgeons who meet the standards for inclusion in the directory to apply. Already over 35 of the most qualified LASIK surgeons in the world have committed to the Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory service. All of them have the reputations and qualifications that put them in the top 1 percent of all LASIK Surgeons in the United States.

The Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory currently lists surgeons in the following cities: Atlanta, Boston, Charleston, Chicago, Dallas, Fayetteville (AR), Greensboro, Houston, Kansas City, Louisville, Miami, Mobile, New Orleans, New York City, Omaha Philadelphia, Long Beach, Los Angeles (from the South Bay to the San Fernando valley to the San Gabriel valley), Louisville, Orange County (including Irvine, Newport Beach, and Orange), Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Sioux Falls and will add surgeons in new cities on a regular basis.

"We began this service as a way to help consumers find the best LASIK Surgeons in their local area. In less than one month since launching a beta version of the Trusted LASIK Surgeons website we have coverage in many of the major cities in the United States," stated James J. Salz, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Trusted LASIK Surgeons. "We are thrilled that so many of the top LASIK Surgeons in the world have committed to our concept at such an early time. Clearly, the time has come for a LASIK directory service that can give the average consumer confidence in finding the most qualified LASIK Surgeons in their local area for their vision correction procedures."

For more on why consumers should contact the surgeons listed in the Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory for their vision correction needs, please visit: Why Use a Trusted LASIK Surgeon The screening process and standards used by Trusted LASIK Surgeons is located at How are LASIK Surgeons Qualified with Trusted LASIK Surgeons To find a LASIK and refractive specialist who has qualified to be listed at Trusted LASIK surgeons in your local area, please visit: Find a Trusted LASIK Surgeon About Trusted LASIK Surgeons, Inc.

Trusted LASIK Surgeons, Inc. is a premier marketing LASIK and refractive surgery directory service whose primary mission is to assist consumers in finding the best and most qualified LASIK and vision correction surgeons in their local area in the United States. All refractive surgeons listed at Trusted LASIK Surgeons have qualified, been accepted, and have subscribed to our services. For more information on why we believe consumers interested in LASIK should see a surgeon listed in the Trusted LASIK Surgeon's directory, please visit our website at www.TrustedLASIKSurgeons.com.

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