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Press Release Category Health - Medicine - Sugarland Eye and Laser Center Release Date: July 07, 2008

Dr. Amjad Khokhar Brings New Laser Vision Correction Procedure to Sugar Land and Houston


By Sugarland Eye and Laser Center
July 07, 2008
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Award winning master eye surgeon introduces revolutionary i-LASIK to the region

PR9.NET July 07, 2008 - Houston, Texas - Award winning eye surgeon Dr. Amjad Khokhar is bringing a revolutionary new laser vision correction procedure to Sugar Land, Texas and the surrounding region. i-LASIK is the amazing new eye surgery that is ridding people of glasses and contact lenses with unprecedented safety and accuracy.

The new i-LASIK procedure represents a culmination of advancements over the last 20 years of laser vision correction. i-LASIK is the final frontier with nothing new on the horizon. Patients no longer need to be confused about what the best technology is and whether LASIK is still being improved. "i-LASIK is what surgeons and patients have been waiting for," explains chief surgeon Dr. Amjad Khokhar. "The procedure is finally 100% laser, 100% blade-free, and 100% customized."

The first part of i-LASIK is to gather a wavefront using the Customvue WaveScan. A wavefront is like a "fingerprint" of the eye. i-LASIK's wavefront-guided treatments correct the tiny imperfections of your eye so that your best vision is achieved. Other lasers, such as the Allegretto(TM), are not wavefront-guided, but are "wavefront-optimized," a less sophisticated customization in which the treatment pattern is modified according to preprogrammed laboratory data rather than the individual characteristics of the eye being treated.

The second part of the procedure is to create a custom corneal flap using IntraLase, an amazing new laser with unprecedented safety. Before IntraLase, a microkeratome, which is essentially a surgical blade, was used to create the corneal flap. Now, a customized flap is created with a laser so that the procedure is all-laser and completely blade-free.

Finally, the treatment is completed with the VISX laser which fixes the curvature of the cornea so that light can be correctly focused. This laser has exclusive features that have made it the number one LASIK laser. For example, VISX is able to follow the patient's eye movements in 4 directions. In addition to 3 dimensional tracking, the new iris registration feature allows the laser to compensate for any rotation of the eye.

Dr. Khokhar is the chief surgeon and medical director of the recognized Sugarland Eye & Laser Center. He also teaches young physicians. He is one of a select group of eye surgeons who is certified to perform the new i-LASIK procedure. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Texas Medical Association, and Harris County Medical Society. He has been named one of America's top LASIK surgeons by the Consumer Research Council.

To see if you are a candidate for i-LASIK, call 281-240-0478 or go to www.sugarlandeye.com. You will be able to schedule a free consultation at Sugarland Eye & Laser Center during which you will personally meet with Dr. Khokhar.


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Contact Information of Sugarland Eye and Laser Center Contact Information of Sugarland Eye and Laser Center
Phone 281-240-0478
FAX 281-240-0479
Website http://www.sugarlandeye.com/
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Address 3531 Town Center Blvd #102
Sugar Land, TX 77479


About Sugarland Eye and Laser Center

Sugarland Eye & Laser Center leads in providing premium LASIK technologies to Houston, Sugar Land, and the surrounding region. The center introduced revolutionary technologies such as i-LASIK to the region. The doctor and staff specialize in providing a compassionate and personal LASIK experience. For more information, please contact us at (281) 240-0478.

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