We are committed to assisting patients as they learn as much as possible about cataract and cataract surgery so that they understand the available options. This education helps us to guide the patient in making informed decisions regarding their cataract surgery and care. A well informed patient makes a useful partner for the cataract surgeon
North Andover, Massachusetts (PRWEB) April 27, 2009
Medical Management Services Group, L.L.C., managers of the patient information web site for cataracts, cataract surgery and lens implants http://www.aboutcataractsurgery.com announced today that Nashville Cataract Surgeon Jeffrey Horn, M.D. of Vision for Life in Nashville, Tennessee, has become a member of its network of cataract surgeons offering access to the patient web information resource. "The many advances in the management of cataracts and the technology of cataract surgery and lens implants means eye care patients have a lot to learn in order to be informed vision correction consumers," stated Jeffrey Horn, M.D.
http://www.aboutcataractsurgery.com is structured to provide eye care consumers with useful and reliable information about how cataracts affect vision, symptoms of cataracts, cataracts and astigmatism, near vision & presbyopia, the cataract surgery procedure, recovery from cataract surgery and complications of cataract surgery. In addition the site contains detailed information regarding the different types of lens implants that can be used to correct vision after cataract surgery such as aspheric lens implants, astigmatism correcting toric lens implants and near vision correcting presbyopic lens implants.
"We are committed to assisting patients as they learn as much as possible about cataract and cataract surgery so that they understand the available options. This education helps us to guide the patient in making informed decisions regarding their cataract surgery and care. A well informed patient makes a useful partner for the cataract surgeon," said Dr. Horn.
Jeffrey Horn, M.D. at Vision for Life in Nashville, provides advanced cataract surgery procedures that require only a tiny incision that is performed with "eye drop" anesthesia, rather than needles so that patients have a quick recovery and are back to most daily activities within a couple of days. In addition, Dr. Horn offers a number of types of improved-technology lens implants, including those that can correct astigmatism, as part of cataract surgery as well as lens implants that help patients minimize or eliminate their need for glasses after cataract surgery.
Dr. Horn is a well-recognized expert in the area of cataract surgery and lens implants through his commitment to clinical care of cataract patients as well as clinical research and physician education in the areas of advanced technology IOLs and cataract surgery techniques.
"We elected to become a supporter and user of http://www.aboutcataractsurgery.com because this site is able to provide eye care consumers with unbiased information about cataracts, cataract surgery, cataract surgeons and lens implants since it does not accept funding, support or advertising from pharmaceutical, medical device, laser or lens implant companies", said Dr. Horn.
CONTACT: Katie Carlisle, Medical Management Services Group, L.L.C.
978.470.8217, or email, katie (at) aboutcataractsurgery (dot) com
PRACTICE CONTACT: Ashely Frederick, Vision for Life
or e-mail, ashely (at) electivemed (dot) com
SOURCE: Medical Management Services Group, L.L.C.
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