The Basics of LASIK Surgery
July 21, 2008
Hosted by Sharon Kleyne
Dr. Marguerite McDonald, MD, FACS (New York, NY), Corneal Specialist and Cataract & Refractive Eye Surgeon, discusses the basics of LASIK surgery, a procedure in which the need for glasses and contact lenses is eliminated or reduced. LASIK stands for Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis and is a procedure that permanently changes the shape of the cornea, the clear covering of the front of the eye, using an excimer laser. A mechanical microkeratome (a blade device) or a laser keratome (a laser device) is used to cut a flap in the cornea and a hinge is left at one end of this flap. The flap is then folded back revealing the stroma, the middlesection of the cornea. Pulses from a computer-controlled laser vaporize a portion of the stroma and the flap is replaced. For additional information, please visit www.ocli.net. Second guest, Jan Rowan (Sunderland, MA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Connecticut River Coordinator's Office, discusses the program's involvement in native and migratory
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• Power of Water / Global Warming – New and innovative wellness discoveries to help you and future generations live within our changing dry environment • Global climate change is a WATER (all-natural moisture) crisis that can cause dryness of the skin, eyes and breathing passages, in addition to spreading bacteria, viruses, allergies and numerous dehydration related diseases • Sharon Kleyne believes that each individual has the power to become proactive in maintaining their own health • Sharon and her guests offer simple, logical, do-it-yourself solutions from a non-political, common sense perspective • Weekly shows have featured experts in medicine, pharmacology, health and healing, therapeutic healing research, nutrition, occupational safety and wellness, global climate change and more. The weekly “Power of Water” segment features guests discussing the scientific, recreational and aesthetic aspects of water.
Sharon Kleyne is Founder, President and Research Director of Bio-Logic Aqua Technologies, the only medical/pharmaceutical company dedicated to researching water structure and hydrotherapy for human health and wellness. An inspired visionary and passionate public voice, Sharon has long been a powerful advocate for health, education and self-reliance. She is Founder of Save a Child’s Life Foundation, to combat pediatric melanoma, a potentially fatal skin cancer associated with global drying. Born and raised among the rugged mountains, old growth rain forests and pristine river valleys of southwest Oregon (where her company is located), near the Pacific ocean, Sharon has always been aware of the power of water, pure and all-natural, for healthy mind, skin, eyes and body. Her company’s initial pure-water product, Nature’s Tears EyeMist (in drug stores nationwide), is a technological breakthrough, the only product that instantly delivers all-natural moisture (water!) to dry irritated eyes.