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This website is designed to provide general information about vision, vision care and vision correction. It is not intended to provide medical advice. If you suspect that you have a vision problem or a condition that requires attention, consult an eye care professional as soon as possible for advice on the treatment of your own specific condition and for your own particular needs.

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Victus femtosecond laser platform receives 510(k) clearance from FDA for lens fragmentation procedure. Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today. August 2014.
Femtosecond laser refractive cataract surgery. Presentation by David F. Chang, MD, at American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery annual meeting. March 2011.
Femtosecond cataract technology: challenge to find ways for cataract surgeons to move towards "LASIK-like" outcomes. Eurotimes Magazine. March 2011.
Reproducibility of flap thickness with IntraLase FS and Moria LSK-1 and M2 microkeratomes. Journal of Refractive Surgery. June 2006.

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How does AllAboutVision.com make money? AllAboutVision.com is funded by advertising and sponsorships from various companies that are clearly designated throughout the site. This website doesn't sell products, so our content isn't biased toward anything we're trying to sell you.

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Is AllAboutVision.com's content trustworthy? The site's content is written by a team of journalists who have extensive experience in the eye care field. In addition, articles are developed with the input of an Advisory Board of eye care practitioners. All health-related articles are written and/or reviewed by one or more eye care practitioners. We strive to ensure that the optometrists, ophthalmologists and opticians who write and review our content don't have financial interests that will influence their coverage of a topic.

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We run advertising for many different types of products and services. From a business perspective, that helps keep us impartial. For example, no laser vision correction companies would advertise with us if our content was unfairly biased toward contact lenses, and vice versa. Much more importantly, since AllAboutVision.com is an online publication, the professional ethics of our team of journalists and our doctor reviewers set the standard for our editorial quality.

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How do I know which content on your website is advertising, and which is not? Our website includes advertising banners, advertorials and sponsored sections. Advertisements and advertorials are labeled with the word "Advertisement." Sponsored sections are labeled with the phrase "Sponsored Section."

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