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Lasik is performed at Frankfort by experienced ophthalamologists. The surgery is laser assisted, and involves taking off a thin flap off the cornea, reshaping the tissue beneath it with a laser, and then folding it back into place. There are certain pre and post-operative precautions that have to be taken, but in general, a high percentage of patients are reported to be satisfied with the end result of the procedure. Procedures that can usually be corrected by laser vision correction include myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. Wavefront-guided Lasik is another variation of the procedure that is claimed to give a superior result, but this heavily depends on the skill of the ophthalamologist in guiding it.
However, as with any surgery, care must be taken to ensure that the patient understands the procedure and the risks associated with it. The most common complaint is of "dry eyes", that can be managed by using artificial tears, prescription tears and punctal occlusion. Proper post-operative care, including adequate rest to allow the flap to heal and reposition correctly, helps reduce the incidence of this. Also, the patient is usually prescribed antibiotics both before and after surgery to reduce the risk of infection.
Lasik is a short procedure, and is performed with the patient awake and mobile, though he may be given a mild sedative and an anaethetic eye-drop. Lasik is a popular corrective surgery and is performed at clinics in Frankfort.
EPA Marks Cleanup Milestone at Former Synergy Site in Claremont, N.H.
Lee Ann Rush
BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that the former Synergy manufactured gas facility in Claremont, N.H., is now suitable for reuse and redevelopment after a successful hazardous waste cleanup at the site. EPA and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services oversaw the cleanup, which began in 2015 and concluded in July 2018. On October 11, AmeriGas will transfer ownership of the property to the City of Claremont. “Today’s milestone is a testament to how strategic partnerships can clean up pollution whil...
U.S. EPA, California Settle with UC Regents Over Davis Superfund Site Cleanup
Lee Ann Rush
SAN FRANCISCO –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) have reached a settlement with the Regents of the University of California (University) to begin an estimated $14 million cleanup of contaminated soil, solid waste, and soil gas at the Laboratory for Energy-related Health Research/Old Campus Landfill Superfund site in Davis, Calif. Contaminants found at the site include carbon-14, polychlorinated biphenyls, pesticides, solvents, such as chloroform, and metals, such...
EPA and Camden, New Jersey Tackle Illegal Dumping
Lee Ann Rush
NEW YORK, NY – On 10/04/2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Center for Family Services, Inc. in Camden, New Jersey was selected to receive $120,000 in funding through the 2018 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) Cooperative Agreement Program. Ten organizations nationwide were selected to receive a total of $1.2 million in funding. Center for Family Services, Inc. is a non-profit organization working to address public health threats and environmental problems caused by illegal dumping ...
EPA Finalizes Nearly $7 Million Plan to Clean Up Lead-Contaminated Soil at Re...
Lee Ann Rush
NEW YORK, NY – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its plan to clean up lead-contaminated soil at approximately 28 residences that are impacted by the former Flintkote Plant property at the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site, in Lockport, N.Y. As part of a multi-phased, comprehensive cleanup of the Eighteen Mile Creek Site, EPA will remove and transport approximately 14,000 cubic yards of contaminated soil for off-site disposal at facilities licensed to handle the waste. The excavated areas will be restored with cl...
EPA Announces Resources and Tools for Healthy School Environments
Lee Ann Rush
DENVER – In honor of Children’s Health Month, yesterday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of nearly $30 million to support safe drinking water and cleaner air. EPA is making $20 million available for states and tribes to test for lead in drinking water at schools and childcare facilities. At the same time, EPA is announcing approximately $9 million in rebates to public school bus fleet owners to help them replace older school buses with cleaner, more modern vehicles. For more on this announcement vis...
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