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IBM Scientists Honored for Developing Excimer Laser for Medical Use

posted Dec 29, 2012, 1:59 PM by Jen Weigel
I often wonder who developed the technology that we use today.  I mean, who the heck sits around in their office and suddenly comes up with the idea for an OCT?  Meanwhile, I can barely figure out what I want to eat for lunch!

President Obama recently honored three IBM scientists who discovered that the excimer laser could be used in medicine to help patients.  The following article is an easy read.  You'll discover how a Thanksgiving turkey sacrificed itself for LASIK so that many patients could improve their vision.

Happy New Year, everyone!  - jw