Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, February 12th, 2006
The first bilateral (two-eyes) implant of the Visian ICL in the United States, following the FDA's recent approval of the lens, was performed at Dougherty Laser Vision's Los Angeles, California, surgery center. Dougherty Laser Vision serves as a principal training center for ophthalmologists seeking to become certified in using the new lens. The first unilateral (single eye) implant of the ICL was performed earlier in Wisconsin.
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