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Dr. Dello Russo Performs LASIK on a Man Who Struggles With Contacts Because of Lou Gehrig's Disease

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NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dello Russo Laser Vision, a leading LASIK practice on the East Coast, announced today that Dr. Jeffrey Dello Russo has performed an eye vision surgery on a man who is struggling with a progressive Lou Gehrig's disease and who is no longer able to handle his contact lenses.

This is not the first time Dello Russo Laser Vision performs a service for people with physical challenges interfering with glasses and contact lenses. In the past Drs. Joseph and Jeffrey Dello Russo gave the visual freedom to two patients who were severely disabled with quadriplegia.

The patient's surgeon, Dr. Jeffrey Dello Russo says: "We are particularly gratified to get a chance to make the life of our patient Patrick Quinn easier by eliminating his struggle with contacts, which has become extremely hard for him to deal with on a daily basis."

Patrick Quinn is a big ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease advocate and a founder of "Quinn for the Win", a non-profit organization fighting back against this terrible disease. You can learn more and support his action here www.quinn4thewin.com.

About Lou Gehrig's Disease

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) also referred in the United States to Lou Gehrig's disease - is aneurodegenerative disease with various causes. It is characterized by muscle spasticity, rapidly progressive weakness due to muscle atrophy, difficulty in speaking, swallowing, and breathing. People affected by Lou Gehrig's disease can lose the ability to easily handle simple tasks like shaving or buttoning a shirt. In the later stages of the disease, Patients may become completely paralyzed. ALS is a disease with no known cure.

About Dello Russo Laser Vision

For 22 years, Dello Russo Laser Vision has been the most popular LASIK practice on the East Coast, with about 150,000 LASIK procedures to date, all performed personally by Drs. Joseph & Jeffrey Dello Russo. Their vast experience, coupled by investments in the latest technologies, allow Drs. Dello Russo to offer personally customized, pain-free, and effective vision correction to patients in the New York & North Jersey areas. They have led the way for other surgeons nationally and internationally in the evolution and improvement of LASIK surgery. Their numerous radio, television, and newspaper appearances as well as the hundreds of eye surgeons they have trained and educated about LASIK over the past 22 years speak volumes about their unique experience. For more information visit www.dellorussolaservision.com.

CONTACT:
Kate Lyapustina
P: 215-917-5007
Email: elyapustina@dellorusso.com

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