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Harvard Eye Associates - Magazine & Publications


We literally "wrote the book" on Pterygium.

pterygium

Published by Slack Books on modern pterygium removal techniques, written by Dr. John Hovanesian of Harvard Eye Associates. Click on book to enlarge image.


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DSEK Interview - Innovative Approach to Corneal Transplantation - PDF format PDF
Descemet's Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK), an innovative approach to corneal transplantation. This procedure improves vision for patients with certain types of corneal diseases (Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy, Pseudophakic Bullous Keratopathy) that cause clouding of the cornea.


Orange County Register
Doctor's Passion Helps Hundreds Overseas See Better -> to Orange Country Register website.
Ophthalmologist operates on hundreds of poor people overseas. Dr. Diana Kersten of Harvard Eye Associates explains that we really have an obligation, we have to give back to the world.


Orange County Register
Doctor to Raise Money for Cataract Surgery Equipment for Vietnam -> to Orange Country Register website. Dr. Diana Kersten of Harvard Eye Associates shares her trip to Vietnam, where she performed nearly 60 cataract surgeries.


Ocular Surgery News
Fibrin Adhesive, an Alternative to Sutures in Pterygium Surgery - PDF format PDF
Rapid recovery and patient comfort are two advantages.
Report on no-stitch pterygium surgery by Dr. John Hovanesian of Harvard Eye Associates.
(see Research for further information).


Orange County Register
No-stitch Pterygium Speeds and Simplifies Recovery - PDF format PDF
Biologic glue, rather than stitches, makes healing faster and more comfortable.
Article on no-stitch pterygium surgery by Dr. John Hovanesian of Harvard Eye Associates.
(see Research for further information).


Eye World
No Pterygium Recurrence with Glue - PDF format PDF
Study finds lack of recurrence matches surgical cases that use sutures
Report on no-stitch pterygium study by Dr. John Hovanesian of Harvard Eye Associates.
(see Research for further information).


Ophthalmology Times
Accommodating IOL's New Design Shows Benefits - PDF format
Lens demonstrates excellent UCVA at all distances and no degradation of contrast acuity.
Report on accommodating IOL's by Dr. John Hovanesian of Harvard Eye Associates.
(see Premium Lens Implants for further information).


Ocular Surgery News
Optimizing Outcomes with an Accommodative Lens Implant - PDF format PDF
Significant favorable outcomes are achievable with proper management.
Report on CrystaLens implant surgery by Dr. John Hovanesian of Harvard Eye Associates.
(see CrystaLens for further information).


Ocular Surgery News
Is the CrystaLens Right for Your Practice? - PDF format PDF
Tips on patient selection, patient counseling and target vision.
Report on CrystaLens implant surgery by Dr. John Hovanesian of Harvard Eye Associates.
(see CrystaLens for further information).


Orange County Register
10-Minute Fix for 30-year-old Eye Problem - PDF format PDF
Columnist Corky Carroll shares his experience of no-stitch pterygium surgery at Harvard Eye Associates, his recovery and outcome.


Orange County Register
The Importance of Screening for Surfer's Eye - PDF format PDF
The earlier pterygiums are removed, the better. With newer techiques of removal, regrowth is seen in fewer than 1 percent of cases.


Orange County Register
High Tech Corneal Transplant Offers Better Recovery - PDF format PDF
Several things can rob us of our vision, but thanks to today's high-tech world there are steps we can take to prevent, improve and lessen the affects of this loss. Article on DSEK.


Orange County Register
Innovation Broadens Options for Those with Cataracts - PDF format PDF
Cataract surgery was once something to be avoided and required a week's stay in the hospital. But now, cataract surgery is one of the most common surgeries performed in the world, often with life-changing results.


Orange County Register
Local Clinic Adopts OC's Shelter for Kids - PDF format PDF
Harvard Eye Associates has always helped those in need, this time the project was Orangewood Children's Home.


Orange County Register
New San Clemente Senior Center for Eyes Completion - PDF format PDF
Harvard Eye Associates donates three flat-screen televisions to the new San Clemente Senior Center for Eyes. We've had a close relationship over the years.



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