Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes Springfield (MO) LASIK Eye Surgery Expert Shachar Tauber, M.D. to Its Premier LASIK Directory Service

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Trusted LASIK Surgeons launched its revolutionary Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory service and website at in order to provide a resource for consumers seeking to improve their vision. What sets the Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory apart is a unique screening process ensuring that only those who are among the best in LASIK Eye Surgery, Laser Surgeons in the United States are listed. Refractive eye surgeons, such as Shachar Tauber, M.D., are screened based on their experience, research, publications, lectures and patient care standards. Trusted LASIK Surgeons believe Dr. Tauber's experience, research, and other professional achievement place him among the top 1% of LASIK surgeons in the United States. His practice at St. John's Eye Clinic primarily serves the Springfield area as well as the Lebanon and Aurora communities in Missouri.

Dr. Tauber and Focus on Independence patient Mark Grantham discuss the risks and benefits of LASIK eye, laser vision correction surgery.

He is a very experienced, research oriented refractive surgeon who is actively involved in the teaching and certification of other surgeons, including teaching the Army surgeons at Walter Reed Army Medical Center to perform LASIK and PRK on our enlisted men and women. Patients in the Springfield area are fortunate to have a surgeon of his stature in their community.

Trusted LASIK Surgeons announced today that Shachar Tauber, M.D. has joined the Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory. Dr. Tauber's practice at St. John's Clinic- Eye Specialists serves the Springfield area, including the Lebanon and Aurora communities in Missouri.

In order to be listed in the Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory, LASIK eye surgeons are screened based on experience, leading patient care, and professional credentials. This helps ensure that only those LASIK specialists who are among the best in the United States will be listed. Dr. Tauber's outstanding credentials that Trusted LASIK Surgeons estimates place him among the top 1% of LASIK eye Surgery and refractive eye surgeons in the United States.

Among the many qualifications that set Dr. Tauber apart from most LASIK Surgeons are his experience, research, and teaching. With over 15 years of experience in refractive eye surgery, he has helped over 8,000 people obtain better vision through LASIK eye surgery and other laser vision correction procedures. He has treated thousands of others using non-laser refractive surgery. This expert refractive eye surgeon is Board Certified and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology where he serves on the Self-Assessment Committee, the International Society of Refractive Surgery, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and several other ophthalmology organizations.

Trusted by the makers of lasers and other ophthalmic products and devices, Dr. Tauber has been a principal investigator for over seven FDA investigative studies as well as a co-investigator for other studies. He serves on the Adjunct Faculty at the Center for Applied Science Engineering at Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri. Previously, he served as an Assistant Professor at Yale University's Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science. Dr. Tauber has trained other doctors in the use of lasers for eye surgery and continues to provide training for Wavelight lasers at the Walter Reed Medical Center for the United States Army.

Beyond teaching and training, he is active in research at the St. John's Neuroscience Services Line and St. John's Research Instituter, where he serves as Director of Ophthalmology Research, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, and he is an inventor of a patented ophthalmic product. Dr. Tauber is a practicing surgeon in the national Focus on Independence program, which provides free Lasik to quadriplegics. Dr. Tauber has written over 13 peer-reviewed scientific articles for ophthalmology journals, 2 textbook chapters, and has made over 20 presentations at major eye society meetings, earning him the respect of his peers. In addition, he is on the editorial board at Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today and Video Journal of Ophthalmology, as well as a reviewer of scientific articles for Cornea (an ophthalmology journal).

Dr. Tauber has the proven expertise to provide patients with the best care available when it comes to their vision. Dr. Tauber performs LASIK eye surgery and other laser eye vision and refractive procedures on patients with nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), astigmatism (blurred vision), and presbyopia. He and his associates at St. Johns Clinic- Eye Specialists provide leading patient care, including use of the Femto LDV Femotsecond Surgical Laser system for "All-Laser" or "Bladeless" LASIK (zLASIK) and Wavefront Based ("Custom") and Wavefront Guided LASIK and PRK. Dr. Tauber offers not just LASIK and PRK (laser eye surgery procedures), but RLE/CLE (lens implants), conductive keratoplasty, phakic implants, limbal relaxing incisions in order to provide patients a full range of options when it comes to finding the best procedure for them. In addition, Dr. Tauber routinely performs cataract surgery for patients in need of that procedure.

Patients who have suffered from problems and complications with LASIK or other vision correction surgery routinely come to Dr. Tauber for help. Dr. Tauber has been selected by other eye surgeons, optometrists, opticians, employees of companies that specialize in refractive surgery instrumentation or their family members to perform their LASIK eye surgery or other refractive surgery procedure.

Shachar Tauber, M.D. has been named to the "Best Doctor" lists on local, regional and national levels by his peers and has received several LASIK awards from a laser manufacturer. He has also been named as one of the "Top Docs" for ophthalmology by 417 magazine in 2006, 2007 and 2008. His education includes various academic honors and achievements and several fellowships in ophthalmology.

"I am very pleased to see Dr. Tauber listed as a Trusted LASIK surgeon. I have worked with him on several FDA laser studies and have heard him lecture about refractive surgery at several meetings," said James J. Salz, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Trusted LASIK Surgeons. "He is a very experienced, research oriented refractive surgeon who is actively involved in the teaching and certification of other surgeons, including teaching the Army surgeons at Walter Reed Army Medical Center to perform LASIK and PRK on our enlisted men and women. Patients in the Springfield area are fortunate to have a surgeon of his stature in their community."

"My greatest passion is to provide my patients with superb, science-based eye care in all forms of eye surgery" stated Shachar Tauber, M.D., Director of Ophthalmology Research, Cornea and Refractive Surgery at St. John's Clinic-Eye Specialists. "We are very fortunate at St John's Clinic to have a well-trained and caring staff which allows us to pursue and master leading technology in our field. Simply put, our mission is to meet or exceed patient's and referring physician's expectations."

Visit Springfield LASIK Eye Surgeon Shachar Tauber's profile page at Trusted LASIK Surgeons

To learn more about Dr. Tauber's LASIK eye Surgery, Laser and refractive surgery practice, please visit St. John's Clinic-Eye Specialists- Springfield, MO

For more on why consumers should consider surgeons listed in the Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory for their vision correction needs, please visit: Why choose a Surgeon from the Trusted LASIK Surgeon's Directory

The screening process and standards used by Trusted LASIK Surgeons is located at How Are LASIK Eye Surgeons Qualified at Trusted LASIK Surgeons?

To find a highly accomplished LASIK Eye Surgery Expert and refractive specialist in your local area who has been qualified and listed in the Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory, please visit Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory

SOURCE: Trusted LASIK Surgeons

About Trusted LASIK Surgeons, Inc.:
Trusted LASIK Surgeons, Inc. (Trusted LASIK Surgeons) is a premier LASIK and refractive 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 surgeon must meet the minimum required qualifications set by Trusted LASIK Surgeons. These qualifications 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 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

Trusted LASIK Surgeons
(800) 483-8028
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About St. John's Clinic-Eye Specialists:
With some of the Springfield area's only sub-specialty-trained ophthalmologists, St. John's Clinic-Eye Specialists use the latest technology, such as the Allegretto Wave® laser and ReSTOR lens, to treat and correct vision problems. Our eye care services include refractive and non-refractive vision correction procedures, as well as medical and surgical treatment of corneal disease, glaucoma, cataracts, age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. The eye surgeons at St. John's Clinic-Eye Specialists also treat retinal tears, retinal detachment, trauma-related eye injuries, vein occlusions, ocular tumors, hereditary retinal dystrophies and degenerations, uveitis, acular puckers and macular holes. Yale-trained ophthalmologist Shachar Tauber, M.D., leads the region in eye research and recently introduced to the Ozarks an autologous serum program for the treatment of severe dry eye. With four clinic offices and three optical shops in Springfield, Lebanon and Aurora, St. John's Clinic-Eye Specialists are here to serve your vision correction and other eye-related needs. For more information about St. John's Clinic-Eye Specialists, please visit our website at

St. John's Surgery Center
1229 E. Seminole, Suite 420,
Springfield, MO 65804
Phone: (417) 820-9393


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