Newsweek Names Dr. Dean Dornic One of 15 Leaders in Laser Eye Surgery

October 30, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Raleigh, NC Oct. 30, 2011 — Dean Dornic, M.D. was recently featured in the October 24th issue of the national magazine, Newsweek. The showcase highlights Dr. Dornic as a "Leader in Laser Eye Surgery" and ranked him as one of the top 15 laser eye surgeons across the United States. Board certification, scientific research, years in practice, recommendations by patients and other doctors nationwide were factored into the award selection and ranking Dr. Dornic has performed laser eye surgery for over 15 years. He has been performing LASIK and other vision correction procedures in the Raleigh-Durham area since 1998. All told, he has performed over 30,000 eye surgeries. Dornic is accustomed to pioneering. He is acknowledged as the first Raleigh area ophthalmologist to perform IntraLase LASIK, an all-laser blade-free form of laser vision correction. In addition he is the first and still the only private practice Raleigh area ophthalmologist to perform Intacs inserts for the correction of keratoconus. Other firsts include the first to perform LTK, CK and implantable contact lens procedures for vision correction.

Dr. Dornic is medical director of the Laser Eye Center of Carolina, a Cary, NC vision correction facility founded by Dornic in 2001. Recently the center announced the acquisition of North Carolina's first iFS laser for vision correction, a laser that Dornic has since used to perform the region's first laser assisted corneal transplant. Recently, Dornic developed and trademarked the OmniLase procedure for vision correction that utilizes custom flaps and ablation patterns to create a safer and more successful LASIK eye surgery.

Dr. Dornic has authored an ophthalmological text book and has lectured worldwide on vision correction procedures. He is a recognized authority on LASIK having served as a featured expert on vision correction on the websites and In the addition he has been the recipient of several awards including inclusion in "America's Top Ophthalmologists" and "Top 50 LASIK Surgeons."

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