Laser Refractive Keratoplasty: The Rest of the Story

In 1989, I wrote a paper published by Arthur D. Little, A White Paper - The Evolution and Prospects for Laser Refractive Keratoplasty. This was the first paper I wrote on the potential for (at that time) LRK, now known as PRK, that later turned into LASIK. It provides a comprehensive look at the early history of refractive surgery as I knew it.

Last December, I learned of an article based on a press release put out by the Optical Society of America (OSA), that described the invention of using the excimer laser to ablate human tissue in the (Read more...)

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