Laser vision correction can benefit lifestyles

Leung, Richard
May 1998
San Diego Business Journal;05/11/98, Vol. 19 Issue 19, p19
Describes how laser vision correction surgery can change the lifestyle of a person with vision problems. Safety and effectiveness; Description of the laser correction procedure; Benefits of having 20/20 vision in both eyes.


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