posted on Apr, 5 2006 @ 10:21 PM
I did Google searches on the following:
"Dr. Amir Khadim, M.D., Ph.D."
"Optical Surgeons of America" and
"Manhattan Ophthalmologists Association "
All three link only to the Lasik@home web site.
The "How it Works" page contains this gem:
The Scal-Pal™ is actually two lasers in one! First the Scal-Pal™ femtosecond laser cuts a small flap in the cornea of your eye. Then the excimer
laser vaporizes a tiny section of the lens without damaging the surrounding tissue. The whole procedure takes only a few minutes and is virtually
*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA.
A ultra short laser and an eximer in a single handheld package? Total, unmitigated BS. Does not exist anywhere.
The "4 easy steps
" page must be seen to be believed.
The order page doesn't work for me.
Finally, some of the google ad links look a little suspect.
A hoax through and through.
At least they got one thing right:
IMPORTANT: Do not point any other laser (including laser pointers) at anyone's eye. Do not look directly at any laser.
If it was meant as a joke, I find it to be in poor taste.