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Ophthalmic Assistant/Technician Wanted

Thursday, July 21, 2011

OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT/TECHNICIAN Eye Surgeons of Indiana is a nine doctor multi-specialty ophthalmology practice with 4 offices. We provide full service medical and surgical care including routine eye care, cataract, retina, glaucoma, cornea, and refractive. We are recruiting a full-time experienced Ophthalmic Assistant/Technician to join our growing

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Eye Surgeons of Indiana adds a new Retinal Specialist!

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Eye Surgeons of Indiana is pleased to announce the addition of Chirag Patel, M.D. to our group. Dr. Patel specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of retinal diseases, including age-related macular degeneration, retinal tears and detachments, diabetic retinopathy and other diseases of the retina. He will begin seeing patients on October 1st. Dr.

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Dr. Lombardo goes to Honduras to learn new surgical technique

Monday, July 11, 2011

From July 7th to July 10th, Dr. Lombardo was in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, learning Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) from Dr. Diego Meija. The technique is useful for extracting cataracts in Third World countries where expensive, modern technology is not available. It is particularly well-suited for the dense cataracts that are common in these

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Dr. Rich retires from ESI

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Dr. Richard Rich has retired from practicing ophthalmology at Eye Surgeons of Indiana. He plans to move to the Bloomington area to be closer to his extended family. His career in ophthalmology saw a commitment to excellence and innovation. He was one of the first ophthalmologists in Indiana to begin using intraocular lens implants during cataract surgery.

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Dr. Lombardo now performing cataract surgery at Greenwood location

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Eye Surgeons of Indiana is pleased to announce that Dr. Anthony Lombardo will now be performing cataract surgery in Greenwood. Modern no-stitch, no-patch surgery will be offered at the Franciscan Surgery Center on the St. Francis campus beginning in August. The surgery center is on the first floor of the 5255 professional building, which is also home to ESI

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ESI adds new high-tech imaging device

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Eye Surgeons of Indiana recently acquired a Cirrus HD-OCT, manufactured by Carl Zeiss Meditec. This state-of-the-art technology helps doctors to detect and manage conditions of the retina, including macular degeneration, and optic nerve. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an imaging method that uses light rays to scan structures in the back of the eye.

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Dr. Orr completes mission to Guatemala

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Dr. Orr recently completed a medical mission trip to the Lake Amatitlan area, near Guatemala City. This area is still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Mitch, which devastated Central America in 1998. Working with Dr. Elry Orozco, a local Lutheran pastor and physician, Dr. Orr and Dr. Brian Duvall (Seattle, WA) provided eye care and glasses to

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Annual Mission to Honduras a Success

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Dr. Damon Dierker and Dr. Kevin Waltz completed a medical mission trip to Honduras in late February. The Indiana chapter of VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) has been providing eye care to this Central American country for over 30 years. This year’s mission was based in Choloma, just north of San Pedro Sula (the country’s second

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Dr. Wahl presents Crystalens lecture at national Optometry meeting

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Dr. Brenda Wahl was asked to share her experience in working with the latest intraocular lens (IOL) technology at the American Academy of Optometry's Annual Conference. This was held in Orlando, Florida in early November. The presentation highlighted the Crystalens HD, a newer type of IOL used in patients having cataract surgery. It is routinely recommended

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ESI doctors leading the way in advancing dry eye detection and treatment

Friday, October 16, 2009

Dry eye is the number one reason why a patient visits an eye care practitioner. Common symptoms include eye irritation, grittiness, discomfort, and redness. Poor and fluctuating vision are also extremely common symptoms. Treatment options typically include artificial tears, topical cyclosporine (Restasis®), topical steroids, oral supplements, and

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