Published in The Islander
July 16, 1991
Contact: Michele Hay
The Eye Clinic of Texas
281-332-3937

60 Patients Prepare For New Surgery – Excimer Laser Corrects Poor Vision
by Joel Kirkpatrick

Star Wars surgery, using “cool” laser beams and microscopes, may provide light for poor eyes in Galveston.

The surgery, called photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), will be performed on 60 Galveston area patients during the month of July, using a new excimer laser at St. Mary’s hospital purchased by a grant of $289,000 by the Moody Foundation of Galveston. Continue reading “60 Patients Prepare For New Surgery – Excimer Laser Corrects Poor Vision” »