I'm thrilled not only to be listed in a directory with such an elite group of surgeons, but also to be a part of Trusted LASIK Surgeons
Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 3, 2008
Preferred Doctors Network, Inc. d/b/a Trusted LASIK Surgeons (Trusted LASIK Surgeons) announced today that Los Angeles LASIK Surgeon Dr. James J. Salz, M.D. has been listed on the Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory service at http://www.TrustedLASIKSurgeons.com. Dr. Salz's practice serves the greater Los Angeles area, including Beverly Hills, Hollywood, West Los Angeles, Brentwood, Culver City, and Santa Monica. Patients have come from all over the world to be treated by Dr. Salz.
In order to be eligible to be listed on the Trusted LASIK Surgeons website, Dr. Salz's qualifications and credentials had to meet those standards set by Trusted LASIK Surgeons to confirm that he is among the best refractive surgeons in the United States. Each surgeon is screened based on experience, patient care, and professional credentials. Dr. Salz's superior credentials put him among the top 1% of LASIK and refractive surgeons in the United States.
Among the most significant professional qualifications that set Dr. Salz apart from nearly all other LASIK Surgeons are his experience as a principal investigator for 10 FDA studies for vision correction lasers and lens implants and his academic appointment as a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, at USC-Los Angeles County Medical (the Doheny Eye Institute). In addition, Dr. Salz's extensive contributions in refractive care research, including 2 textbooks, 18 book chapters, over 60 articles and over 150 lectures at major ophthalmology meetings throughout the world have earned him the unqualified respect of his peers.
Dr. Salz has performed thousands of LASIK and laser vision procedures. With over 30 years of experience in refractive surgery procedures, including LASIK and other laser vision correction procedures, and lens implants, Dr. Salz has the proven know-how to provide patients with the best care available.
Dr. Salz treats patients with nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), astigmatism (blurred vision), and presbyopia. His 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. Dr. Salz offers not just laser vision procedures like LASIK and PRK, but others such as refractive lens exchange and phakic lens implants, conductive keratoplasty, limbal relaxing incisions, and cataract surgery with multi-focal lens implants to give patients a full range of options when it comes to choosing the best procedure.
Patients who have suffered from significant complications with LASIK or another vision correction procedures performed by another surgeon have come to Dr Salz for treatment. In addition, Dr. Salz is often selected by other eye surgeons, optometrists, opticians, employees of companies that specialize in refractive surgery instrumentation or their family members to perform their LASIK or other refractive surgery procedure.
Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, James J. Salz, M.D., is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), and has received the AAO Honor Award, and Senior Honor Award. He was past president of the International Society of Refractive Surgeons (ISRS) where he received the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Barraquer Awards. Locally, Dr. Salz is a member and past president of both the Research Study Club of Los Angeles, and Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology. He is also a member of the California Academy of Ophthalmologists and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. Dr. Salz has been listed in America's Top Doctors from 2003 to the present and received the Distinguished Alumnus award from the USC-Doheny Eye Foundation in 1998.
"The Trusted LASIK Surgeons idea, is improved by Dr. George Waring, Dr. Roger Steinert, Dr. Perry Binder, and Dr. Daniel Durrie, (all top 1% Surgeons themselves), who lend support, advice, ideas and pure enthusiasm for the Trusted LASIK Surgeons mission. These refractive surgeons are the invincible foundation which the Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory is built upon. Dr. Salz and this pre-charter team, joining with many other top LASIK surgeons nationwide, are creating the essential eye-care and LASIK / LASER resource for the public good." commented Lance McCloud, V.P. Trusted LASIK Surgeons."
"I'm thrilled not only to be listed in a directory with such an elite group of surgeons, but also to be a part of Trusted LASIK Surgeons," stated James J. Salz, M.D. "With so many advertisements bombarding the public, finding reputable and highly qualified LASIK and refractive surgeons can be difficult. Trusted LASIK Surgeons provides a public service by giving people a means to evaluate and compare LASIK surgeons so they may make an informed decision when it comes to their vision care."
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The screening process and standards used by Trusted LASIK Surgeons are located at How Are LASIK Surgeons Qualified at Trusted LASIK Surgeons?
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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 Laser Vision Medical Associates
Laser Vision Medical Associates, Inc. (Laser Vision Medical Associates) is the refractive surgery medical private practice of Dr. James J. Salz, M.D. and services patients in the Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, and Orange County regions of Southern California. Dr. James Salz, M.D. is the President and primary physician who performs laser vision surgery for the company on patients with nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), astigmatism (blurred vision), and presbyopia. Dr. Salz has been researching and publishing studies as well as performing refractive surgery, including LASIK, for over 20 years. Dr. Salz is Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Southern California and Co-Director of Refractive Surgery Research at the Discovery Fund for Eye Research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He has been the principal investigator for several major studies, including 8 FDA excimer laser studies, STAAR Surgical Implantable Contact Lens for Hyperopia FDA clinical trial. Dr. James Salz has been a paid consultant to Visx, and Alcon. Dr. James Salz is an expert of special interest in all aspects of refractive surgery, including LASIK, PRK, and Phakic implants. Dr. James Salz is also an expert in cataract surgery and lens implantation as well as medical legal matters and device and method patents related to ophthalmology. Dr. James Salz has an extensive listing of publications he has written or edited (http://www.drsalz.com/publications.htm), and has spoken at hundreds of meetings concerning LASIK and other laser eye surgery procedures in the United States and abroad. For more information about Dr. Salz and LASIK and other laser eye surgery procedures, please visit http://www.drsalz.com. For information about Dr. James Salz's unique qualifications for LASIK, please see http://www.drsalz.com/choose_dr_salz.htm Laser Vision Medical Associates performs its LASIK and laser eye surgery procedures at Laser Eye Associates.
About Laser Eye Associates, Inc.
Laser Eye Associates of Los Angeles, Inc. ("Laser Eye Associates") is an association consisting of about 30 LASIK and laser eye surgeons in the Beverly Hills/Los Angeles area. Laser Eye Associates is one of the few laser vision centers in the world with 3 different FDA approved excimer laser systems (Alcon, Visx and Alegretto): a femtosecond laser (Intralase) for creating the LASIK flap without a blade; (2) a Holmium laser system for treating low degrees of hyperopia; and (3) the only FDA approved procedure for treating presbyopia (the condition which requires reading glasses after age 40 the Refractec Conductive Keratoplasty (CK) instrument. Dr. James J. Salz is currently President of Laser Eye Associates and a shareholder of the company.
Laser Vision Medical Associates
240 So La Cienega Blvd., Suite 250
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Contact: Donna Jones
Phone: (310) 360-0609