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Refractive Surgery: A Manual of Principles and Practice Hardcover – November 3, 1999

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<div><P><B><FONT size=2>Howard V. Gimbel, MD, MPH, Diplomate ABO, FRCSC</FONT></B></P> <P><FONT size=2>Dr. Gimbel is the Founder, Medical Director, and Senior Surgeon of the Gimbel Eye Centre. He also serves as Medical Director of Gimbel Vision International, a publicly traded Canadian company that owns and operates vision correction centers with international affiliates. He obtained his doctorate of medicine and masters in public health degrees at Loma Linda University in California, and completed his internship and residency at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles. </FONT></P> <P><FONT size=2>The first excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) in Canada was performed at the Gimbel Eye Centre in Calgary in 1990. Since that time, Gimbel Eye Centre surgeons have performed over 38, 000 laser vision correction procedures in Canada. Dr. Gimbel has performed over 20, 000 refractive surgeries, including epikeratophakia, radial keratotomy (RK), PRK, laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK), refractive lensectomy, astigmatic keratotomy, and phakic intraocular lens implantation. Dr. Gimbel has also performed a number of mixed enhancements, including PRK and LASIK after RK which was the subject of an award winning video at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting in 1999. His numerous publications include coauthoring a recent book titled, LASIK Complications: Prevention and Management.</P<H3>About the Author </FONT> <H3><FONT size=2></FONT></H3> <P><B><FONT size=2>Ellen E. Anderson Penno, MD, MS, Diplomate ABO, FRCSC </FONT></B></P> <P><FONT size=2>Dr. Anderson Penno joined the Gimbel Eye Centre in 1998 after a 1-year fellowship in research and refractive surgery with Dr. Gimbel. Building upon research experience acquired while obtaining her masters degree in clinic laboratory science, as well as during medical training at the University of Minnesota and her residency at the Mayo Clinic, she was named Corporate Director of Research for Gimbel Eye Centres in Canada. In addition to numerous publications in refractive surgery, Dr. Anderson Penno coauthored the book, <I>LASIK Complications: Prevention and Management,</I> with Dr. Gimbel. </FONT></P></div>


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