Dr. Gailitis is a certified instructor for other LASIK sugeons for the two laser systems I am most familiar with, the Alcon LadarVision and the Visx. This sets him apart from most other LASIK surgeons
Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 10, 2009
Trusted LASIK Surgeons announced today that Raymond Gailitis, M.D. has joined the Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory, an informational resource for consumers to improve their vision through refractive surgery procedures like LASIK and to find a highly qualified refractive surgeon to treat them. Dr. Gailitis and his practice, Ophthalmology Consultants-The Center for Lasik, offers patients with performs laser eye surgery, including LASIK, Cataract, and other vision correction procedures to patients in Fort Lauderdale, Margate, Boca Rotan, Pompano Beach, West Palm Beach, and Miami. He regularly treats patients with laser and refractive, and cataract surgery throughout Florida and surrounding states.
In order to meet its mission of listing only those surgeons who are among the best in the United States, Trusted LASIK Surgeons service screens all laser eye surgeons who apply based on their professional experience, premier patient care, and achievements in the field of refractive surgery. Trusted LASIK Surgeons believes Dr. Gailitis' outstanding credentials in the field of vision correction surgery put him among the top LASIK eye surgery experts and refractive surgeons. He has been at the forefront of bringing new technologies to improve vision in the Fort Lauderdale area, where he as one of the first eye surgeons to perform LASIK and the first surgeon in South Florida to perform the Intacs procedure.
With over 20 years in refractive surgery, Dr. Gailitis has performed thousands of laser vision correction procedures and cataract surgery procedures. The professional achievements that best differentiate Dr. Gailitis from most other LASIK surgeons are his experience, research, and teaching. He has been a principal investigator for an FDA clinical study for Alcon, a laser manufacturer, regarding Custom Cornea treatment in farsighted patients with the LADARVision laser system and is a certified instructor for this laser. He is also a certified FDA instructor and mentor for VISX, another company that manufactures lasers for use in vision correction surgery. Doctor Gailitis has taught over 80 refractive eye surgeons in laser vision correction, presented over 21 lectures to fellow eye doctors at major meeting of professional eye organizations and over 20 at local and regional meeting. He has 3 patents related to eye care to his credit. In addition, he has published over 18 articles in peer-reviewed publications in the field of refractive surgery and serves as a reviewer of articles for the Journal of Refractive Surgery. In light of his professional experience, Dr. Gailitis has the proven expertise to help patients with a variety of vision problems to see more clearly.
Dr. Gailitis performs laser eye surgery, including LASIK, and vision correction refractive surgery procedures for patients with myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), blurred vision (astigmatism), and trouble reading (presbyopia). His practice at Ophthalmology Consultants, The Center for Lasik, provides premier patient care, including the use of the Ziemer FEMTO LDV laser for "All-Laser" or "Bladeless" LASIK, and the use of Wavefront Based ("Custom") LASIK and PRK using the Allegretto Wave laser. Dr. Gailitis offers not just laser eye surgery procedures like LASIK and PRK, but other procedures like RLE/CLE (lens implants), phakic implants, limbal relaxing incisions, Intacs, corneal transplants, and cataract lens implants procedures to provide his patients a fuller range of options when it comes to choosing the procedure most suited to their eyes. Dr. Gailitis has successfully managed and treated complications for new patients who have had significant problems with LASIK eye surgery or another vision correction procedure first performed by another surgeon. Trusted by other eye surgeons, optometrists, opticians, employees of companies that specialize in refractive surgery instrumentation, and their family members, Dr. Gailitis has often been chosen to perform their LASIK or other refractive surgery procedure.
Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, this highly qualified LASIK eye specialist is Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American College of Surgeons, and an active member of the International Society of Refractive Surgery, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the National Board of Medical Examiners. Locally, he is a member of the Broward County Ophthalmologic Society in Florida.
Dr. Gailitis has demonstrated a true commitment to helping people see better through charitable activities throughout his professional career. He has volunteered for Project Orbis, the world' only Flying Eye Hospital that has conducted eye health treatment and training programs in over 75 countries since 1982 and has made several mission trips to Latvia to teach local ophthalmologists the latest techniques in corneal surgery.
In addition, Raymond Gailitis, M.D. has been honored for his expertise and care professionally by Alcon, a leading manufacturer of lasers and eye surgery products with the Centurion Surgeon Award for demonstrating exceptional patient vision outcomes using the Alcon LADARVision CustomCornea System. He has also been selected by his fellow doctors as a Florida "SuperDoctor(tm)" for the last two years.
"Dr. Gailitis is a certified instructor for other LASIK sugeons for the two laser systems I am most familiar with, the Alcon LadarVision and the Visx. This sets him apart from most other LASIK surgeons," commented James J. Salz, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Trusted LASIK Surgeons. "He has participated as an investigator for an FDA clinical study and has also been at the forefront of new technology as one of the few laser eye surgeons in the United States to use the Ziemer Femtosecon laser to perfrom "all laser or bladeless LASIK."
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Trusted LASIK Surgeons, Inc. (Trusted LASIK Surgeons) is a premier LASIK, Cataract, laser eye surgery, and refractive eye surgery directory service whose primary mission is to assist consumers in finding the best and most qualified LASIK and vision correction surgeons in their local area in the United States. To accomplish this, Trusted LASIK Surgeons uses a unique screening process where each prospective LASIK eye surgeon must meet the minimum required qualifications set by Trusted LASIK Surgeons. These qualifications for these doctors are based on experience (not just in LASIK but complete refractive care), research (including FDA approval studies for manufacturers and academic appointments at major universities), publications and lectures (to their peers, not to the public via infomercials) and patient care standards (treating other eye professionals and managing complications from patients first operated on by someone else). All refractive eye surgeons listed at Trusted LASIK Surgeons have qualified, been accepted, and have subscribed to our services. For more information on why we believe consumers interested in LASIK should consider an eye surgeon listed in the Trusted LASIK Surgeon's directory, please visit our website at http://www.TrustedLASIKSurgeons.com.
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About Ophthalmology Consultants-The Center for Lasik
When The Center For LASIK was founded, our philosophy was simple: we wanted to provide Southeast Florida with the top refractive surgical center in the area. At The Center For LASIK, we pride ourselves in being a patient-focused facility. We know that you come to us for permanent improvement in your vision, so our focus lies in delivering outstanding surgical outcomes. Simply,we demand the same perfection you do--because your eyes and your vision are precious. The Center For LASIK uses only the most advanced LASIK technology--the Allegretto Wave and the Ziemer Femto LDV laser. With this precise technology, Dr. Gailitis and his exceptional staff provide personalized vision care throughout all phases. Your postoperative visits are just as important to us as they are to you, because we continually refine and monitor our results so that superior outcomes are the norm. In addition to LASIK and other laser eye surgery, The Center for LASIK provides provides a wide range of advanced, specialized eye care services, including Comprehensive eye examinations and diagnosis of adult eye disorders, small incision, no-stitch cataract surgery utilizing intraocular lens implant technology, eye plastic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, corneal disease and transplant surgery, glaucoma diagnosis, medical and laser treatment, Botox injections, emergency eye care, contact lens fitting, eyeglass prescriptions, and permanent eye make-up. For more information about Dr. Raymond Gailitis and the Center For LASIK, please visit http://www.bestvision.com.
Ophthalmology Consultants- The Center for LASIK
Northwest Medical Plaza
5800 Colonial Drive, Suite 103
Margate, FL. 33063
Local: (954) 969-0090
Toll Free: (800) 736-8558
Vision Correction Coordinator
at the Center For LASIK
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