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International Scientific Advisory Panel

At PRN, each product has been carefully crafted, reviewed and approved by the world’s leading thought leaders in each specialty. To maintain the same level of scientific rigor and strategic medical guidance, PRN relies on an International Scientific Advisory Board comprising the following individuals:

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Frank A. Bucci, Jr., MD, PRN’s Ophthalmology Medical Director, is an internationally recognized expert in refractive and cataract surgery. He has been a pioneer in refractive surgery, having performed some of the the first RK, AK, PRK and LASIK procedures in the Northeast. His work in the refractive surgery field of ophthalmology require him to spend one hundred percent of his time on the focusing elements of the eye, including the tear film, where Omega-3s demonstrate dramatic effects in ocular functioning. 

 

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Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Dr. Donnenfeld joins the ISAB from Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI) as a clinical professor of ophthalmology at New York University and a trustee of Dartmouth Medical School. A well respected innovator he has authored more than 180 papers on cornea, external disease, cataract and refractive surgery, 500 scientific articles, and 20 books and book chapters on a range of subjects pertaining to corneal transplantation, refractive cataract surgery and laser vision correction.

 

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Allen Ho, MD

Dr. Ho is Attending Surgeon for the Wills Eye Retina Service in Philadelphia and a professor of ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson University. He has been named on the list of “Best Doctors in America”, Castle Connolly’s Ltd. “America’s Top Ophthalmologists” and “Top Doctors of Philadelphia” as elected by peer physicians.

 

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Sheraz Daya, MD

Dr. Daya is Founder and Medical Director of the internationally recognized Centre for Sight located in the UK. He is an expert in stem cell transplantation, tissue engineering, corneal procedures, LASIK and refractive lens exchange, and has also invented a series of innovative ophthalmic instruments for use in corneal transplantation, collagen cross linking (CXL), laser refractive surgery and more recently femtosecond laser cataract surgery.

 

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Richard Lindstrom, MD

Dr. Richard L Lindstrom, founder and attending surgeon of Minnesota Eye Consultants and Adjunct Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota. He is a board-certified ophthalmologist and internationally recognized leader in corneal, cataract, refractive and laser surgery. He has been at the forefront of ophthalmology’s evolutionary changes throughout his career, as a recognized researcher, teacher, inventor, writer, lecturer and highly acclaimed physician and surgeon. 

 

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David T.C. Lin, MD, FRCSC

Dr. David Lin received his medical training at McGill University. After his ophthalmology residency, he further pursued two years of postgraduate corneal training at Pacific Medical Consultants in San Francisco and Louisiana State University in New Orleans. While at LSU, Dr. Lin trained with Drs. Herb Kaufman and Marguerite McDonald. He was involved in the original research of excimer laser surgery and corneal topography. Upon his return to Vancouver in 1989, Dr. Lin set up one of the first excimer laser centres in Canada and has been specializing in the field of refractive surgery. Dr. Lin is continuously involved in the studies of excimer laser surgery. He has given numerous lectures internationally and published extensively in scientific journals. He is currently medical director of Pacific Laser Eye Centre, Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia; Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.