Dr. Samuel Yankelove of the aptly named Yankelove Cataract and Lasik Center brings more than 30 years of ocular repairmanship to the chair, fine-tuning unfocused eyeballs with blade-free LASIK treatments. Employing advanced VISX Star S4 equipment, the talented ocular doc targets misshapen corneas to alleviate such optic ailments as nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and foggy hindsight. The laser’s cool light beam breaks molecular bonds a few layers at a time without upsetting surrounding tissue, sculpting the cornea to permanently restore failing light to dimming peepers, with many patients experiencing 20/20 results or better. Each LASIK treatment begins with an initial consultation to suss out a suitable treatment plan, followed by a preoperative appointment and six months of follow-up care to ensure proper healing and so that new and improved eyeballs maintain that new eyesight smell.
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Helmed by Dr. Charles Moore, a refractive surgeon with more than 30 years of experience, International EyeCare Laser & Lifestyle Center uses modern technology and procedures to clarify patients' fuzzy vision. Together, the staff has performed more than 50,000 vision-correcting procedures for everyone from fellow ophthalmologists to marathon needle threaders. The center's WaveLight Allegretto excimer laser system reshapes corneas in as little as 10 minutes, although the team can also use cataract surgery, radio-wave energy, and corneal implants to improve eyesight. Collectively, these procedures help correct the blurring effects of nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.
Wayne Davis first discovered Pilates after pulling his hamstring in the 2000 Olympic trials. For a professional athlete and collegiate long-jump record holder, a pulled hamstring was more than just an injury. He turned to Pilates to rehab his leg and realized that what he had seen as a tool to fix his leg was actually improving both his speed and strength. Wayne decided he wanted to extend his knowledge to others and now leads up to seven Pilates classes per day using the Allegro Pilates reformer. The reformer challenges students to a core-tightening, flexibility-focused workout without putting stress on joints or forcing students to throw expensive refrigerators off a four-story building. To supplement the Pilates classes, Wayne and his team of seasoned instructors lead spinning classes and cardio-Pilates classes that combine core-strengthening moves with blasts of high-energy cardio.
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Dr. Broderick Moses, the licensed optometrist behind Texas Eye Center, has spent years cultivating an extensive knowledge of ocular health. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Xavier University, he enrolled at University of Houston College of Optometry, where he earned numerous scholarships, letters of excellence, and medals shaped like giant eyeballs.
Today, at Texas Eye Center, Dr. Moses continues to help patients see the world more clearly. He diagnoses visual imbalances with precision, then corrects them with contact lenses or eyeglasses that feature frames by designers such as Vera Wang and Michael Kors. And, in addition to routine visual correction, Dr. Moses can treat medical issues such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and dry eye.