Dr. Will Horsley, M.D.
Dr. Horsley is Cornea fellowship trained and Lasik board certified by the American Board of Eye Surgeons, (http://www.aces-abes.org) in addition to being Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Other refractive surgeries performed at the Horsley Eye Center are Conductive Keratoplasty, (to restore reading vision after 40), clear lens exchange, (for sever hyperopia), and the intra ocular contact lens or ICL for extremes of myopia untreatable by laser refractive procedures.
Besides doing all the LASIK procedures for the LASIK Vision Institute, Dr. Horsley also treats his own private patients from his private office in Stoneham. The private patients are all treated EXCLUSIVELY on the VISX STAR 4 laser with active track 3-D eye tracking and WaveScan WaveFront System. The tracker can measure and incredible five times for each pulse of the laser, and shuts the laser off in a 50th of a millisecond should movement exceed the trackers range of motion, the computer that directs the laser remembers where it left off, so the procedure can resume without any adverse effect if the patient needs to cough or sneeze or just inadvertently moves.
Many have read in the lay press of so called SUPER VISION, besides basic optical errors, (standard spero-cylindrical), all of us have some non-standard optical aberrations, (spherical, comma, trefoil), that degrade our vision. With the WaveScan WaveFront System and the Visx CustomVue Platform, these aberrations can be measured and corrected, greatly enhancing the basic optical correction. Each of us has a WaveFront finger print so to say, that can be customized on an individual basis for a refined personalized treatment. The human retina has a resolving capability of around 20/10 vision, but is seldom achieved due to these optical aberrations. The WaveScan WaveFront System has lead to a statically significant improvement in our corrections, many patients actually achieving better than 20/20 vision, in the 20/15-20/10 range.
Dr. Horsley conducts a free monthly seminar on refractive surgery and also offers free no obligation refractive evaluations. Please refer to our web site, (http://www.lasik-clinic-massachusetts.com), or call 781-979-0960, for the dates and more information on Lasik, conductive Keratoplasty, and about your eye health in general.
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UChicago Medicine receives $3.8 million, five-year grant to study stimulation and sedation in excessive drinkers - Newswise
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At WHO Forum on Medicines, countries and civil society push for greater transparency and fairer prices - World Health Organization
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Texas Tech School of Medicine will not consider race in admissions process, per agreement with Trump administration - CNN
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Former Winnipeg sportscaster pleads guilty to robbing 2 banks in Medicine Hat, Alta. CBC.ca
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Gov. Ron DeSantis recommits to Canada drug plan, insists imported medicines will be safe - Sun Sentinel
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Take Your Medicine: This $1.5 Billion Health Startup’s Smart Pills Keep Patients From Forgetting - Forbes
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I'm trying to reverse African-Americans' distrust of medicine one… STAT
Erasing decades of distrust won't be easy, and it won't happen suddenly. Collecting better-matched blood for patients with sickle cell disease is a start.
Defiant Decha vows new batch of cannabis medicine The Nation
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Extending Human Longevity With Regenerative Medicine Singularity Hub
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Watch: Bulletproof jackets are more important than medicine for children, says Pakistani news anchor - Scroll.in
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ACP Guidance Statement on Breast Cancer Screening in Average-Risk Women - Annals of Internal Medicine
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Kids and Medication Part II
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Vioxx, Celebrex, and Bextra: An editorial regarding dangerous drugsGenerally my web site deals with Internet and other media markets, but whereas our motto is "Caveat Emptor, Let the buyer beware " and is consumer advocacy oriented, we will from time to time discuss anything in that is relevent to warning readers of problems.This is one of those instances where the public should be aware of what's going on.
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The Medical Community Changes Its Mind
How many of us have taken aspirin or a similar popular product found at the drug store when we had some type of discomfort? Of course, many of us have and why shouldn't we? Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, also called NSAIDs; like aspirin and ibuprofen, have generally been considered safe and effective in making an individual feel better.As science continues to advance, there are certain times when physicians or scientists simply change their mind about some things, as they have done regarding the once thought safe NSAIDs.
Vioxx is a prescription medication that has been used primarily in the treatment of signs and symptoms of arthritis, but has also been prescribed to treat acute pain in adults and menstrual pain in women. It is a Cox-2 selective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug or NSAID.
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FDA Orders Search Engines to Stop Online Pharmacies
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22 Inside Tips on How You Can Make Your Arthritis Medicines Work Twice as Effectively in Half the..
This report will give you 22 important tips to make sure that you're getting the very best out of your arthritis treatment program.1.
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