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NICHOLAS CARO PUBLICATIONS
Archives of Ophthalmology, "Iatrogenic Keratonconus: Corneal Ectasia Following Laser In Situ Keratomileusis for Myopia", Vol. 118 No. 2, Stephen D. McLeod, M.D.; Timothy A. Kisla, D.O.; Nicholas C Caro MD.; Timothy T. McMahon, O.D.
Refractive Surgery , "Care and Handling of Microkeratomes", Author Nicholas C Caro MD., Paul Graczyk, Carmelita Coronel, RN, Chapter 24, Section Four, pages 247- 253., Jaypee Brothers, Medical, Publishers (P) LTD, Delhi, First edition, US & Canada by Slack Incorp.
EyeWorld, Vol. 4, Number 7, "Price reduction may put surgery centers on front line of LASIK price war", page 11, 22-23.
EyeWorld, Vol. 4, Number 7, "Some thoughts on a thorn in every doctor's side", page 10.
"Over-the-counter eye drop may increase comfort, improve healing time following LASIK" Henry W. Singer, Staff Writer (Ciba Vision, 57 patients study) Ocular Surgery News, Vol. 17, No. ll.
"Nicholas Caro, contributing writer - Meticulous care and handling of microkeratomes", Eye World, Vol. 3, No. 11, Page 22-25 & 27.
Eye World, Vol. 3, No. 11, "The microkeratome market gets crowded", Page 27-28.
"EW Dialogue: A comparison of microkeratomes", EYE WORLD, An International News magazine by Ophthalmology for Ophthalmology Vol. 3, No. 11, Page 36-39. An ASCRS Publication
"Holladay describes methods to improve LASIK results, by Lynda Charters", OPHTHALMOLOGY TIMES, Vol. 23, No. 10, Jack T. Holladay, M.D., F.A.C.S.
"New instrument smooths postop central islands", PRIMARY CARE, OPTOMETRY NEWS, Vol. 3, No. 3, Page 1, 33, 38. by Jack T. Holladay, M.D., F.A.C.S., and Jeffery M. Augustine, OD
"New device smooths out irregularities in the Lasik flap", Page 31-32, EYEWORLD NEWS. Dr. Green, by Marilyn Haddrill
Baylor/Welsh Cataract & Refractive Surgical Congress Lecture: Lasik, Treatment for Myopia
Anesthesia Concerns in Refractive Surgery, Ocular Surgery News
Intrastromal Keratoplasty offers new hope for higher hyperopes Ocular Surgery News
MVP VIDEO JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, Volume XI, No. 2, "Microlamellar Keratoplasty - A Manual Approach"
MVP VIDEO JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, Volume X, No. 5, " Efficient Set-up for Bilateral RK"
MVP VIDEO JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, Volume X, No. 4, "Equipment and Results in Keratorefractive Surgery" & "Choosing Your First RK Patient"
Myopic Correction by Radial Keratotomy using the Casebeer System: A Comparison Between Chiron and Storz Diamond Blades, Ocular Surgery News, co-authored
Case Report, Archives of Ophthalmology, Volume 108
Sub-retinal neo-vascularization following multiple evanescent white-dot syndrome
Duane's Syndrome Associated with Chromosomal Anomaly
Co-Authored - Submitted
     
NICHOLAS CARO TEACHING ACCOMPLISHMENTS
ASCRS, Lasik Refractive Surgery Update: Presbyopic Surgery, " External Clip to Treat Presbyopia"
ASCRS, Presbyopic Surgery, " External Clip to Treat Presbyopia" - San Francisco, CA
ASCRS ASOA, Lasik Refractive Surgery Update: Bitoric Ablation and Prolated Corneas. Presbyopia - Surgical Management.
Instructor: "External Mounted Clip" - Philadelphia, PA
BD: "Post Corneal Surgery - Restoring Vision Quality with Lasik, Complicated Cases with BD K3000 & Care and Handling of the Microkeratome"  Nidek: How to fix an off-centered ablation with the Nidek EC-5000 KMSG, Panelist - Bitoric/Prolate corneas with the Nidek EC-5000
34th Pan-Hellenic Opthalmological Congress
"Bi-toric Ablation and Prolate Corneas", by Dr. Nicholas C. Caro, and Rich Baines, presented by Dr. Konstatina Bartzelioti
ASCRS, San Diego - Breakfast with the Lasik Doctors, BD/ITI lecture, 2000 eyes with the BD/ITI K3000, Care & Handling of the Microkeratome, Lasik Update, Presbyopic Lecture
ASCRS, Lasik Refractive Surgery Update, Faculty - BD, Results with ITI-K3000 Keratome & Cleaning Protocol Lasik Refractive Surgery Update
Nidek's First Annual National Refractive User's Symposium The Paris Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
ASCRS -1993 to present
ISRS, "Care & Handling of Microkeratomes", Invited Speaker Dallas, TX
VII - KMSG International Congress, "Bi-toric Ablation with the Nidek EC5000 Laser" Pisa, Italy
Allergan, Inc., "Lasik Surgery, Flap Irregularities" St. Louis, MO
ASCRS-ASOA, LASIK Refractive Surgery Update Faculty, Boston, MA
ORSS "Spring Fling" Seminar " Optometry in a Time of Change", St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, Keynote Speaker
  Michigan Ophthalmological Society (MOS), Keynote speaker
7th KMSG - International Congress - Porto 1999, Keratomileusis Study Group Session III, "Alpha-2 agonist to reduce hemorrhage during LASIK", and 100 pt using cooled BSS & Ocucoat to enhance the LASIK outcome Vs 100 pt without cooled BSS & Ocucoat"
Summit Fellowship Program, Doral Golf Resort and Spa, Miami, FL " Complication Management"
ISRS, Doral Golf Resort and Spa, Miami, FL
  Summit Fellowship Program, Refractive Excellence, Faculty Speaker: "Complications Management", Lasik Flap & Irregularities - July 19, 1999
Moderator: Lasik Results
"ASCRS-ASOA Seattle, WA - The Fourth United States LASIK Course & Wet Lab
Session III: Flap Handling: "Avoiding Perforations and Wrinkles", Cap Irregularities The Office Milieu - Knowledge, Enthusiasm
Royal Hawaiian Eye Meeting, The Big Island of Hawaii, Speaker - Lasik: Maximizing Outcomes with the Use of Genteal - Jan. 29, 1999
Evaluation of GenTeal lubricating drops compared to no lubricating eyedrops in Patients undergoing bilateral Lasik, Protocol #M-GE-98-001
American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, LA
ISRS PRE-AAO, New Orleans, LA Speaker, Member, Moderator Lasik II: Complications Management and Avoidance Lasik flap: Interface Irregularities
Island Ophthalmology Seminar Frenchman's Reef, St. Thomas VI
The Third United States LASIK Course & Wet Lab, Orlando, Florida
Baylor University
Canada - Ophthalmological Society
Germany - Ophthalmological Society
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