Most Influential Ophthalmologists in the World
Ferndale, WA (PRWEB) April 5, 2008
Preferred Doctors Network, Inc. d/b/a Trusted LASIK Surgeons (Trusted LASIK Surgeons) announced today that Kansas City LASIK Surgeon Daniel Durrie, M.D. of Durrie Vision has joined the highly regarded group of surgeons listed in the Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory at Trusted LASIK Surgeons. Dr. Durrie's practice serves the Kansas City area in Missouri and Kansas including Overland Park, Leawood, Shawnee, Grandview and Lenexa.
Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory service screens all surgeons who apply to ensure that only those LASIK surgeons who are among the best in the United States will be listed. Each surgeon is screened based on experience, premier patient care, and professional credentials. Dr. Durrie's exceptional credentials put him among the top 1% of LASIK and refractive surgeons in the United States.
The most significant professional qualifications that set Dr. Durrie's apart from nearly all other LASIK Surgeons are his experience as a principal investigator for 150 FDA studies for laser manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies, his faculty appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University Kansas Medical Center, where he also serves as a Director of Ophthalmic Refractive Surgery Fellowship Program. Dr. Durrie has performed over 40,000 LASIK and laser vision procedures has over 25 years in refractive surgery.
Refractive Surgeon Dr. Durrie has also written many textbook chapters, has published over 150 articles for major peer-reviewed eye and medical journals, and has given hundreds of lectures at major eye meetings worldwide. His extensive contributions to the field of refractive surgery have earned him the respect of his peers throughout the world.
Dr. Daniel Durrie, M.D. has been named one of the 50 "Most Influential Ophthalmologists in the World" by Cataract and Refractive Surgery Magazine and one of the "Top 10 Refractive Surgeons in the America" by the Ophthalmology Times. In addition, he has been listed in the Best Doctors in America in every year since 2007, America's Top Doctors in every year of publication and America's Top Ophthalmologists.
A certified ophthalmologist by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Durrie is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (Senior and Lifetime Achievement Awards), the International Society of Refractive Surgery (Barraquer and Lans Lectures), and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. In addition, Dr. Durrie is active in local medical societies at the Kansas Medical Society, Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and the Missouri Medical Society. Dr. Durrie serves as an editor and reviewer for several eye care journals and is a consultant for many laser manufacturers and major pharmaceutical companies.
Dr. Durrie performs LASIK and other laser vision and refractive surgery procedures on patients with nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), astigmatism (blurred vision), and presbyopia. Dr. Durrie's practice provides premier patient care, including: (a) use of IntraLase system for "All-Laser" or "Bladeless" LASIK, (b) use of Wavefront Based ("Custom") LASIK and PRK, and (c) iLASIK procedure, which includes WaveScan Technology, IntraLase, and Visx Advanced CustomVue treatments. He offers not just laser surgery procedures like LASIK and PRK, but other refractive surgery procedures like lens implants, conductive keratoplasty, phakic implants, limbal relaxing incisions, and cataract lens implants so that patients have a full range of treatment options. Patients who have had significant problems with LASIK or another vision correction procedures performed by another surgeon have come to Dr. Durrie to manage and treat their complications. In addition, other eye surgeons have chosen Dr. Durrie to perform their LASIK or other vision correction procedure.
Daniel S. Durrie has been named "Super Doctor 2008" by KC Magazine. To identify Super Doctors, more than 3,200 Kansas City doctors were asked, "If you needed medical care, which doctor would you choose?" KC Magazine says the intent was to identify doctors who are most highly regarded by their peers.
"Dr. Durrie is one of the true pioneers in refractive surgery and no one has been involved in more FDA clinical trials than Dr. Durrie," stated James J. Salz, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Trusted LASIK Surgeons. "Dr. Durrie's entire career has been involved in improving refractive surgery techniques for the benefit of patients as evidenced by his extensive list of publications and lectures and we are honored to have him as one of our charter members" said Dr. Salz.
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About Trusted LASIK Surgeons, Inc.
Trusted LASIK Surgeons, Inc. (Trusted LASIK Surgeons) is an informational website on LASIK and other refractive surgery procedures. Our primary mission is to assist the public in finding the best vision correction care through both the information on our website and through our distinct LASIK and refractive surgery directory which lists those surgeons who are among the best and most qualified LASIK and vision correction surgeons in the United States. Our Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory uses a unique screening process where each prospective LASIK surgeon must meet a minimum number of required qualifications set by Trusted LASIK Surgeons. These standards we use are based on experience (not just in LASIK but in 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 another doctor). All refractive 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 a surgeon listed in the Trusted LASIK Surgeon's directory, please visit our website at http://www.TrustedLASIKSurgeons.com.
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About Durrie Vision
Durrie Vision (http://www.durrievision.com) is regarded as one of the leading eye care centers in the United States. The surgeons of Durrie Vision have helped thousands of people enjoy better vision. From LASIK, to cataract surgery to cosmetic surgery to the treatment of retinal diseases, Durrie Vision invests invests in the most high-tech equipment and the best treatments available. Durrie Vision had the first Excimer laser in Kansas City. The surgeons at Durrie Vision are among the most experienced and well-trained in the entire country and have taught courses to other doctors at major national and international meetings of ophthalmologists. Durrie Vision is recognized as a center of excellence by major pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers and its surgeons are continuously sought out by manufacturers to conduct clinical trials on new medications and technologies. For more information about Daniel Durrie, M.D., please visit
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