NEW WINDSOR, N.Y., June 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mary Davidian, M.D., of Highland Ophthalmology Associates, a leading eye surgeon in the Hudson Valley, announced today that she has been invited by “AMERICAN HEALTH FRONT!” to present the latest developments in corneal eye wound treatment. Dr. Davidian will be discussing her experiences using a unique alternative to surgery for corneal wound repair and healing called ProKera®.

This segment of “AMERICAN HEALTH FRONT!”, a medical news television program designed to educate viewers about important advances in medical techniques and technologies, will air on Sunday, June 24, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. eastern time on NBC TV.

Considered a leading expert in cataract and corneal transplant surgery, Dr. Davidian will explain the functions of ProKera®, a medical device that can provide wound repair and healing to patients afflicted with a damaged cornea that does not require surgery. In a recent interview Dr. Davidian summed up the advantages of ProKera® as an exceptional alternative to surgery since it provides patients with a faster and less painful recovery from most corneal wounds.

Dr. Mary Davidian, founder and Medical Director of Highland Ophthalmology Associates, LLC, has been living in and serving the greater Hudson Valley community for the past fifteen years. Dr. Davidian is a fellowship trained corneal specialist. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), the New York Keratorefractive Surgery Society, the New York Intraocular Lens Implant (NYIOL) Society, and the New York State Ophthalmological Society (NYSOS) in which she has served on the Board of Directors.

Dr. Davidian is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and serves as an Associate Adjunct Professor at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and the New York Medical College.

For further information please contact Highland Ophthalmology Associates at (845) 562-0138 or visit www.highlandophthalmology.com.

For more information about Bio-Tissue ProKera® visit www.biotissue.com.

Media Contact:
Nancy Ingersoll
+1 845-562-0138
nancy@highlandophthalmology.com.

Photo Caption: Mary Davidian, M.D., of Highland Ophthalmology Associates, a leading eye surgeon in the Hudson Valley, announced today that she has been invited by “AMERICAN HEALTH FRONT!” to present the latest developments in corneal eye wound treatment.

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