Pioneer Dallas Surgeon Performs His 130,000th LASIK Vision Correction Surgery

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Dr. William Boothe, who has been the most experienced intralasik surgeon in the world for many years, successfully performed the 130,000 LASIK eye procedure this week at his state-of-the-art eye care facility in Plano, Texas. This number marks another milestone for Dr. Boothe whose twenty five years of work have been recognized, time and again, for excellence in quality and patient satisfaction. Dr. William Boothe was the first surgeon in the Dallas/Fort Worth area to perform laser Intralasik and received a "Pioneer Award" from IntraLase.

Dr. William Boothe, who has been the most experienced intralasik surgeon in the world for many years, successfully performed the 130,000 LASIK eye procedure this week at his state-of-the-art eye care facility in Plano, Texas. This number marks another milestone for Dr. Boothe whose twenty five years of work have been recognized, time and again, for excellence in quality and patient satisfaction. Dr. William Boothe was the first surgeon in the Dallas/Fort Worth area to perform laser Intralasik and received a "Pioneer Award" from IntraLase.

About Boothe Eye Care and Laser Center
Since opening up Boothe Eye Care and Laser Center in 1987, cornea specialist Dr. Boothe has been meeting the vision correction and ophthalmology needs of thousands of patients. As a pioneer in the field of refractive surgery, Dr. Boothe he has been committed to offering his patients the highest-quality eye care service using the latest and most sophisticated technologies available.

Not only was Dr. Boothe one of the first cornea specialists to be trained in vision correction techniques, he was also the first cornea-trained surgeon in the Dallas area to use a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved Excimer laser for refractive surgery. Additionally, he was among the first three surgeons in the Dallas area (and one of the first few in the country) to use a microkeratome, a critical instrument used to perform LASIK surgery.

LASIK is an outpatient vision correction procedure. In the last few years new technologies were developed and nowadays Dr. Boothe offers an all-laser LASIK in which safe & accurate laser machines create a map of each eye, cut a flap and resurface the cornea. The procedure takes only a few minutes and causes little or no discomfort and improves vision.

Certified by the American Board of Opthalmology, Dr. Boothe is continually adopting new, advanced technologies, and sharing his knowledge and techniques with his peers. He is committed to safety, accuracy and precision – once he decides that a candidate has the potential to get great results with LASIK, he performs the procedure according to the strictest standards & works with the devices until he is confident they will produce excellent results for his patient.

Today, the Boothe Eye Care and Laser Center is considered one of the premier vision centers in the country, due to the combination of Dr. Boothe’s love of medicine and his passion for exploring and adopting advanced vision technologies. His excellence in the field has garnered him numerous awards including D Magazine’s 2011 Best Doctors in Dallas award, and the 2011 Consumers Choice award for LASIK in Dallas for the sixth consecutive year.

“Ophthalmology can dramatically improve the overall quality of life for my patients,” says Dr. Boothe. “That’s what makes my job so worthwhile. I am extremely blessed to have the ability to change the lives of my patients in such a profound way.”

Contact: Boothe Eye Care & Laser Center is located at 3900 W. 15th St. Suite 104, Plano, Texas 75075. Please contact the center at (214) 328-0444 for any additional information or questions that you may have.

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