John-Kenyon News

Dr. Piracha Performs the First Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) Procedure in Kentucky and Southern Indiana

In late February, Dr. Asim Piracha, a refractive specialist and the medical director at John-Kenyon, was approved to perform the Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) Procedure. Dr. Piracha performed the new eye laser correction procedure in early May, which made him the first doctor in Kentucky and Southern Indiana to do the surgery. The SMILE […]

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Dr. Asim Piracha Publishes Editorial in CRST Europe

Dr. Asim Piracha recently published an editorial in the April 2017 issue of Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe – a leading ophthalmic publication. His spotlight on CLE, RLE and DLS discusses the term clear lens extraction and his decision to instead use the term refractive lens exchange to avoid misleading patients. View the full piece below […]

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What is a Refractive Surgeon?

On your search for the right place for your LASIK surgery, you’ve probably stumbled upon the term ‘Refractive Surgeon.’ We have three here at John-Kenyon – Dr. Asim Piracha, Dr. Britt Brockman and Dr. Timothy Schmitt – but that doesn’t help you understand what exactly a Refractive Surgeon does. You might be surprised to learn it […]

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