Close

Search

Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics EDU Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Industrial Photonics Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook
More News
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
2016 Photonics Buyers' Guide Clearance! – Use Coupon Code FC16 to save 60%!
share
Email Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Comments

Who said doctors lead boring lives?


Jan 0001
From the article The Quest for Perfect Vision

Lasik_Fig6_Lab-coat.jpg

Ophthalmology isn’t the only thing that Schallhorn has done. He flew F-14s in the Navy before becoming a TOPGUN instructor and then an ophthalmologist. He said that he always planned to become a doctor but that this was something “wild and fun” to do after college.

Since leaving the top of the aviation world, Steve Schallhorn has become a leading surgeon.




Lasik_Fig-5_KarlHeadCasual2.jpg


Karl Stonecipher not only practices lasik but also has performed many clinical trials of the procedure for the FDA. Stonecipher’s two uncles, one a research-oriented cardiologist and another an agriculture expert, influenced his decision to perform FDA clinical trials. He has also given lectures and trained doctors overseas.

Karl Stonecipher conducts many clinical trials for the FDA.



GLOSSARY
ophthalmology
The branch of medicine involved in the study of the anatomy, functions, diseases and treatments of the eye.
Comments
Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy About Us Contact Us
back to top

Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2016 Photonics Media
x We deliver – right to your inbox. Subscribe FREE to our newsletters.