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History of Laser Refractive Surgery & Hawaii’s LASIK Pioneer

Dr. Tyrie Jenkins EYE CARE

Refractive surgery was born in the 1970′s when a Russian surgeon realized that he could reduce a persons nearsightedness by surgically changing the shape of the cornea or front surface of the eye. The procedure known as radial keratotomy was performed with traditional surgical tools. In the late 1970′s, the potential of coupling this procedure [...]

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