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“SMILE: Another Opportunity to Make LVC Great

CRST Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today – Nov/Dec 2017

CRST Cataract and Refractive SurgeryDr. Parkhurst discusses the SMILE procedure.

“Because our strategy is fitting the procedure to the patient, rather than the patient to the procedure, having a full menu of options has always been important to the way we approach refractive surgery. Whenever we decide to add a new procedure, first we study it and get a sense for what its advantages are.”

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“Overcoming the PRK mindset: Incorporating LASIK, SMILE into the military”

Ocular Surgery News – July 2017

Ocular SurgeryDr. Parkhurst discusses the importance of refractive surgery for our military.

“When you’re in the military, you’re concerned with your personal safety, but also the safety of the soldiers around you. If your glasses get knocked off while you’re knocking down a door, not only are you putting yourself at risk, but potentially your compatriots as well. You have to do a specific job, so if you can’t see, you’re potentially putting your whole unit at risk in the heat of the battle.”

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Formalized Training in Integrated Care

Best Practices in Integrated Care, Vol. 3 – July 2017

Integrated Eyecare

Dr. Parkhurst, alongside Kyle Sandberg, O.D., explain what hands-on experience means for optometry students, opening up the relationship between ophthalmologist and optometrist.

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Refractive surgery extends beyond PRK, LASIK

Cover of Primary Care Optometry News – June 2017

Primary Care Optometry

Dr. Parkhurst details the breadth of refractive surgery, including the differences between LASIK, PRK, SMILE, IOLs, corneal inlays, and refractive lens exchange.

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Rebirth of Laser Vision Correction: How to Start Performing Refractive Surgery

Eyeworld Cover Feature – June 2017

Parkhurst Laser Vision Correction

EyeWorld writer Ellen Stodola discusses comprehensive ophthalmology with a group of physicians, including Dr. Parkhurst.

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Toric Multifocal IOL Now An Option For Cataract Surgery Patients

Ocular Surgery News – December 2016

Tecnis Symfony San Antonio

Fourth-year optometry student Daniel Mulder discusses the Tecnis Symfony’s optics and valuable insights he learned while completing his rotation with Dr. Parkhurst.

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“Raindrop Corneal Inlay”

MillenialEye – The Pipeline – July/August 2015

Millenial Eye

Young boomers are all about having the latest technology, staying fit, traveling the world, performing in the boardroom, and having young eyes to match the youth they feel.

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Significant Advantages Abound For Young Patients Who Have Laser Vision Correction

Ocular Surgery News – August 2015

Laser Vision Correction Advantage

Gregory D. Parkhurst, MD, explains what made him decide to have refractive surgery.

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New ‘Raindrop’ Eye Surgery Tested in San Antonio

Dr ParkhurstKSAT – July 2015

Raindrop surgery poised for FDA approval after clinical trial in San Antonio.

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San Antonio Now Home to Latest Advances in Vision Improvement Surgery

Parkhurst Raindrop Vision InlayRivard Report – February 2014

Raindrop surgery poised for FDA approval after clinical trial in San Antonio. Drs. Gregory Parkhurst and Arthur Medina Jr. are accustomed to patients crying after they undergo the brief surgical procedure that can transform them from being unable to read a large E projected on the on the wall to people with 20/20 vision who feel like they’ve re-entered a lost world

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