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Dr. Bley is the founder and surgical director of the Laser & Microsurgery Institute. For more than ten years he has been at the head of a team of top surgeons and ophthalmologists delivering stallar outcomes in refractive and functional surgery.

Dr. Bley is certified in all state-of-the-art refractive lasers including Visx excimer laser and LADARVision laser. He performs all types of refractive surgeries such as Lasik, Lasek, Epi-Lasik, and PRK, and is at the forefront of alternatives to laser refractive surgery.

Dr. Bley is among the few surgeons certified to implant all of the refractive intraocular lenses such as Alcon Restor, Alcon Toric, AMO Rezoom and Crystalens. He has been among the first to implant the Crystalens and has conducted the early studies in this developing technology.

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DR. Barrie Soloway, M.D. F.A.C.S. is one of the most experienced and most successful LASIK surgeons in the world. He has performed thousands of vision correction surgery procedures such as LASIK SRP, ICLs and INtacs.

At the world renowned New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Dr. Barrie Soloway is the Director of Vision Correction, Principal Investigator for LASIK and Director of the Alcon LADARVision Center of Education in LASIK. He is one of the most experienced and successful vision correction surgeons in the world. He has been performing refractive surgery since 1984 and first used the excimer laser in 1990. He has performed thousands of LASIK surgeries since that time.

As the Director of Vision Correction at the prestigious New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, he heads up the Autonomous LADARVision Center of Excellence, and microkeratome training for Moria USA. He has trained hundreds of surgeons from throughout the world in all forms of Vision Correction Surgery and the LASIK procedure.

Dr. Soloway received extensive training in excimer laser and LASIK Vision Correction in the United States during the clinical trials for myopia and in Canada where the procedure was first approved. He is the principal investigator for hyperopic LASIK and SRP (surgical reversal of presbyopia) FDA monitored clinical trials as well as studies to re-calibrate glaucoma imaging studies for patients after LASIK, and dry eye studies on LASIK patients at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary's Vision Correction Center. Dr. Soloway has published and lectured extensively on vision correction surgery with many groups such as The International Society of Refractive Surgeons, American College of Eye Surgeons, Canadian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the India Council of Ophthalmic Surgery and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He frequently lectures on vision correction to patient and professional groups.

Dr. Soloway is a board member of the Council on Refractive Surgery Quality Assurance's certification committee, where national standards for qualifying refractive surgeons were set up. His training far exceeds FDA requirements.

Dr. Soloway has been selected by Visx, the leading excimer laser company as one of their Star Surgeons, their top honor for their best surgeons in the United States in 1998 and again in 1999. Summit Technology has admitted him to the Summit Autonomous Society for their best surgeons in 1999. In fact, when doctors, opthalmologists, optometrists, laser technicians and laser center staff have LASIK, they choose Dr. Soloway as their surgeon! In 1999 Dr. Soloway was chosen to perform LASIK surgery on the son of the CEO of Summit Technology, the manufacturers of the Autonomous LADARVision excimer laser system.

Dr. Soloway's success rates are among the highest of all LASIK surgeons. He is regularly listed as one of the "Best Doctors in New York" in Book and Magazine polls of doctors and patients.

Dr. Soloway received his bachelor's degree with honors from New York University and his Doctorate of Medicine from Pennsylvania State University Medical School. He served an internship in medicine at the Long Island College Hospital and completed his ophthalmology residency at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. He spent an additional year of training there in the surgical repair of ocular trauma.

He has been in private practice in New York helping people see better without glasses since 1986.

Dr. Bley

Dr. Movshovich completed his internship in internal medicine at New York Downtown Hospital and he did a residency in ophthalmology at Cornell University Medical College. Dr. Movshovich also did a retinal fellowship at Cornell University Medical College.

Dr. Movshovich, in 1981, was the recipient of the Laureate of the Young Moscow Scientists Association Award. This award is given for the best research project for scientists under 35 years of age.

Dr. Moshovich was also the recipient of the prestigious Komsomol prize, the highest prize given in Russia for the best scientific research work in 1983. Dr. Movshovich has been published in Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Dr. Movshovich is currently an Associate Professor at Cornell's Weil School of Medicine.

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