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News Releases: LASIK and Refractive Surgery

  • Emory Eye Center offers femtosecond cataract surgery Bladeless LenSx ® system allows for maximum precision
    Dec. 18, 2015 | (ATLANTA) Emory Eye Center now offers femtosecond laser technology for those patients undergoing cataract surgery. The system can replace blade use during surgery with a femtosecond laser, providing a no-stitch procedure and can increase surgical precision and maximize surgery customization.  This allows for improvements in how we get appropriate patients to have less dependence on glasses or contacts after cataract surgery.

  • Three Emory Eye Center physicians honored in "135 Leading Ophthalmologists in America" listing
    August 25, 2011 | (ATLANTA) Maria M. Aaron, MD, Timothy W. Olsen, MD and J. Bradley Randleman, MD were elected to Becker's Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC) Review's "135 Leading Ophthalmologists in America" list. Honorees are selected based on the awards they have received from major organizations in the field, leadership in those organizations, work on professional publications and their positions of service. 

  • Emory Eye Center Faculty Member Wins First Binkhorst Young Ophthalmologist Award
    March 29, 2010 | (ATLANTA) J. Bradley Randleman, MD, associate professor in the section of Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery at Emory Eye Center, has been chosen the first winner of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Foundation’s Binkhorst Young Ophthalmologist Award. The award provides the means for an outstanding young ophthalmologist to travel to the ASCRS Annual Meeting and present a paper in memory of ophthalmologist Cornelius Binkhorst, MD.

  • Emory Vision's Newest Laser Vision Technology—Eye-Q—Can Perform Fastest Lasik Available in U.S.
    (ATLANTA) Emory Vision, part of the Emory Eye Center and the Emory University School of Medicine, has acquired the newest FDA-approved LASIK technology available in the United States. Emory Vision is a refractive surgery center located on the north side of Atlanta and the only LASIK provider affiliated with Emory Healthcare. December 20, 2006

  • Emory Eye Center Among First to Offer New Multi-focal IOL For Cataract Patients
    Freedom from Glasses a Plus

    (ATLANTA) Emory Eye Center is now offering a newly FDA-approved intraocular lens (IOL) for cataract patients. The lens provides them with a new option for post-surgery vision correction-that of freedom from glasses. The lens provides near, intermediate and far vision capabilities. July 21, 2005

  • Emory Eye Center offers new vision correction procedure to help those who are not candidates for LASIK or are severely myopic
    (ATLANTA) For those people who have dealt with severe degrees of myopia yet have not been good candidates for surgeries such as LASIK, a new implant may provide them new hope-and new vision.
    January 19, 2005

  • Emory Laser Vision first in Georgia to offer Laser Vision Correction with Perfectpulse Technology
    (ATLANTA) A new custom refractive laser, shown to improve quality of vision with regard to daytime and night driving glare, is available for the first time in Georgia, at Emory Laser Vision. The European-designed ALLEGRETTO WAVE excimer laser system with PerfectPulse Technology was the first new platform to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in five years. It is also the only laser system that has received concurrent approvals for nearsightedness and farsightedness with astigmatism and clearance for the widest treatment range ever initially granted to a new laser.
    October 19, 2004

  • Emory Eye Center announces opening of Emory Laser Vision
    Emory Eye Center, ranked as one of the top 15 in the U.S. News & World Report's annual survey of the nation's best eye centers, announced today that it will open a refractive surgery center located at The Emory Clinic Perimeter on MAY 11. Emory Laser Vision combines the academic prowess of internationally renowned physicians with a state-of-the-art refractive surgery center. Backed by more than 100 years of eye care at Emory, Emory Laser Vision will feature four surgeons who are already part of Emory Eye Center's renowned Cornea and Comprehensive sections: Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD, Diane Song, MD, John Kim, MD and J. Bradley Randleman, MD. Bringing their combined years of xperience and academic expertise to the table, these four physicians will provide a superior experience to those seeking refractive surgery.
    May 6, 2004

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