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Cornea 'fingerprint' aims for better laser eye surgery

WASHINGTON -- Consider it an ocular fingerprint: A new generation of laser eye surgery is beginning that maps subtle irregularities in the cornea before it's zapped - in hopes of crisper vision and fewer side effects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/04/liv_377479.shtml
Life & style
Braves general manager Frank Wren mulling tough decisions

...was left off the postseason roster after hitting .179 with 22 homers. Uggla's hitting woes continued following laser eye surgery in August. He hit .083 in August, .112 in September and then was left off the division series roster."I think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-14/braves-general-manager-f
Astronomy technology aims to improve vision

...and computers is also making laser eye surgery more accurate. One day it may...five companies eager to make laser eye surgery more accurate - and thereby...approved the first such system for laser eye surgery in October for Alcon Inc...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/17/tec_375985.shtml
XXX Technology
Howell gladly accepts needle from Nicklaus

...gets faint at the mere mention of blood. Howell once had to pull over to the side of the road at the thought of laser eye surgery performed on someone else. Figurative needles, however, are something Howell can handle. So getting the stick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/26/mic_145227.shtml
Scott Michaux
Animal insurance raises questions

...can receive some of the best and often expensive treatments usually thought of as being reserved for their owners - laser eye surgery, diabetes medication, surgery and X-rays. "We don't believe in throw-away pets, pet suffering or unnecessary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/01/met_293840.shtml
Metro
Rory McIlroy shares the lead at Dubai

...11-under 133 with Donald (68) and 189th-ranked Warren (67).Sergio Garcia, playing for the first time since laser eye surgery, matched the course record with 64 to leave him four shots behind.McIlroy's round could have been even better...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-11-23/rory-mcilroy-shares-lead-dub
Few state employees use flexible spending accounts

...accounts cover expenses that would come out of workers' pockets, such as drug co-payments, doctor visits and laser eye surgery. But one reason some employees have not joined MoneyPlus is that, under the rules, workers lose any money in their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/24/met_390708.shtml
Metro
Josh Malina has been clever add to 'West Wing' ensemble

...easy once-over before stepping in front of the cameras. Malina himself no longer needs glasses, having undergone laser eye surgery, but he's kept his specs on the show. "I think that was an Aaron decision with which I concurred. Any prop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/20/tel_412854.shtml
Television
Tillman probe raises red flags

...and uncovered some startling findings. One of the four shooters, Staff Sgt. Trevor Alders, had recently had PRK laser eye surgery. Although he could see two sets of hands "straight up," his vision was "hazy," he said. In the absence of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/10/pro_103928.shtml
NFL
Davies goes wire-to-wire to win by three strokes

...LPGA's second wire-to-wire winner this season. The Englishwoman shot a 67 on Friday -- one day after having laser eye surgery -- and a 71 on Saturday in the rain-plagued tournament at the 6,222-yard Wood Ranch Golf Club. She credited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/14/gol_282747.shtml
Golf