In 2000 the Medical Management Services Group, L.L.C., a physician practice management company, introduced www.seewithlasik.com in order to provide eye care consumers with access to commercially unbiased patient education information in the area of vision surgery, including but not limited to laser eye surgery for the correction of nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. The site is intended to offer eye care consumers information to be used in conjunction with examination and consultation provided by an eye care specialist, in order to help patients have a greater understanding of their condition and treatment options so that they can make informed choices. To that end, the site is intended to help patients identify practioners offering various services and treatments and an opportunity to learn about their experience, interests and credentials.
The principal members of Medical Management Services Group, L.L.C. are former medical device industry executives and personnel with over 50 years of collective experience in eye care and Ophthalmology, as well as a select group of practicing Ophthalmologists who have been providing medical eye care, surgical eye care and laser eye surgery for over 100 years collectively. No membership interests in Medical Management Services Group, L.L.C. are held by medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, surgical instrument companies, intraocular lens or laser manufacturers, nor does or has Medical Management Services Group, L.L.C. accepted funding, either directly or indirectly, for advertising, development costs or any activity related to www.seewithlasik.com from these sources. Further, at no time is editorial content selected, written or reviewed by medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, surgical instrument companies, intraocular lens or laser manufacturers.
Medical Management Services Group, L.L.C. allows inclusion of a limited number of eye care professionals in its directory resources for which a fee may be charged. These fees comprise the entire revenue stream and funding to www.seewithlasik.com. From time to time eye care professionals are encouraged to submit and select articles for review. Review is conducted by the Editorial Advisors who an upaid. www.seewithlasik.com does not host any form of advertisement nor does it permit advertising by medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, surgical instrument companies, intraocular lens or laser manufacturers.
The principal authors of articles presented in www.seewithlasik.com are eye care professionals and former medical device industry personnel experienced in product development of eye care products such as contact lenses and ophthalmic lasers, as well as developing, operating and managing laser eye surgery centers throughout the United States and the United Kingdom. In addition, each article is reviewed by one of the www.seewithlasik.com Editorial Advisors. Our Editorial Advisors are Ophthalmologists who are currently in practice and providing Laser Eye Surgery including LASIK, Cataract Surgery and Lens Implants including multifocal presbyopia correcting intraocular lenses, dry eye care and the treatment of the full scope of other eye diseases that may be covered in the site. In many cases, the Editorial Advisors have faculty appointments in Ophthalmology at academic medical centers and are active in clinical research and teaching. Many have participated in clinical trials and studies to determine the safety and efficacy of various instruments, techniques and procedures for eye surgery.
Several serve on Boards or as Advisors to national eye care organizations such as the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Medical Management Services Group, L.L.C. reviews current eye care print and electronic publications on a continual basis in order to determine trends, studies and clinical information that may be of use to eye care consumers and thus be included in the site. These reviews as well as the actual content on the site are reviewed weekly and are updated on an as needed basis to reflect current information determined to be useful.
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