Dr William Boothe performs over 80,000 Lasik Surgeries
February 22, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health NewsDr William Boothe has performed more Lasik Surgeries than any other Lasik Surgeon in the US, 80,000+ to date.
Since 1987, noted cornea specialist William A. Boothe, M.D., has brought the world into focus with more than 80,000 LASIK laser vision correction procedures. Dr William Boothe has personally performed more VISX Custom 3-Dimensional Wavefront Customized laser vision correction procedures than any other surgeon in the world and was named VISX Surgeon of the Year by the manufacturer in 1999. More Boothe Lasik Information
Dr William Boothe also continues to be the busiest IntraLASIK surgeon in the world, having now performed over 38,000 IntraLASIK procedures. His passion for excellence and his commitment to state-of-the-art technology has made Boothe Eye Care and Laser Center one of the premier vision centers in the country.
A pioneer in the field of refractive surgery, Dr William Boothe was one of the first cornea specialists to be trained in vision correction techniques during his Fellowship. In addition, he was the first cornea-trained surgeon in the Dallas area to use an FDA-approved Excimer laser for refractive surgery. Dr William Boothe was among the first three surgeons in the Dallas area (and one of the first in the country) to use a microkeratome, the instrument that creates the flap during the initial part of ALK and LASIK surgery. The delicate procedure of precisely lifting the flap is critical to overall success of the surgery.
This is where his peers recognize Dr William Boothe experience and he has taught other surgeons his technique in performing LASIK. Dr William Boothe is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. William Boothe’s love of medicine and passion for advancing technologies combined to make him a pioneer in ophthalmology.
A native Texan, Dr William Boothe received his undergraduate degree from Rice University with honors and completed his residency at Texas Tech University School of Ophthalmology. He attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, before serving an internship at Presbyterian Hospital in Internal Medicine. Dr William Boothe completed a cornea fellowship at Jules Stein Eye Institute (University of California Los Angeles Medical School) where he specialized in refractive surgery.
Before choosing ophthalmology as his specialty, Dr William Boothe worked as an emergency room physician. He was the director of the Plano Emergency Center, as well as the director of the Angelo Association Emergency Center in San Angelo, Texas. “I wanted to work in an interesting specialty,” Dr William Boothe said. “Ophthalmology certainly qualified, since it is a fast-paced field that is continually evolving.”
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