NOV 12, 2013
History of Excimer Laser in Ophthalmology
By Roger F. Steinert, MD; Charles R. Munnerlyn, PhD
Laser Surgery Education Center
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Refractive Mgmt/Intervention, Retina/Vitreous
In this interview, Dr. Charles Munnerlyn recounts his challenges and triumphs in developing the first commercial excimer laser system for vision correction. Dr. Munnerlyn is the founder of VISX, previously the world's largest manufacturer of laser vision correction systems and now owned by Abbott Laboratories.