July 14, 2005

The Journal of Refractive Surgery Appoints Paul Dougherty, M.D. to Editorial Board

Highly Prestigious Honor Reserved for World’s Foremost Specialists

Los Angeles – July 14, 2005 – Renowned vision correction surgeon Paul J. Dougherty, M.D. has been selected to serve on the editorial board of the Journal of Refractive Surgery. With this highly prestigious honor, Dr. Dougherty joins an elite group of specialists known internationally for their contributions to the field of vision correction.

The Journal of Refractive Surgery is the official peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the affiliated International Society of Refractive Surgery. Each bimonthly issue serves as a forum for original research, review and evaluation of refractive and corneal surgery procedures. The Journal’s editorial board currently includes just 39 surgeons from around the world, 20 of whom are from the U.S.

“I am very honored to be asked to join such an exclusive group of top surgeons,” said Dr. Dougherty. “I look forward to joining colleagues from around the world in helping shape the Journal’s coverage of the latest clinical advances.”

The Journal of Refractive Surgery is not the first peer-reviewed journal to ask Dr. Dougherty to provide peer review. He also currently serves as a reviewer for the American Journal of Ophthalmology and the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
About Paul Dougherty, M.D.
Dr. Dougherty is medical director and chief refractive surgeon at Dougherty Laser Vision, which has offices in Los Angeles, Camarillo, Santa Barbara and Thousand Oaks. He also serves as a clinical instructor at UCLA’s Jules Stein Eye Institute. Dr. Dougherty has performed laser vision correction since 1993. He lectures internationally on a range of refractive and corneal surgery issues, and has authored numerous studies published in leading peer-reviewed journals. More information about Dr. Dougherty and Dougherty Laser Vision is available at https://www.doughertylaservision.com

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