February 8th, 2001


Wednesday, 7 February 2001
Greenstreets at
Cedar Falls Holiday Inn


Eye Technologies

Speaker:Dr. Mauer, is an Iowa native, being born in Burlington, Iowa and living here for most of his life. His Undergraduate B.S. degree in 1981 was from the University of Iowa. His M.D. degree in 1984 was also from the University of Iowa. His Internship was completed at Iowa Internal Medicine in Des Moines, Ia., 1984-1985 and his Residency at Kresgei Institue, Detroit Mich., 1986-1989.
Program Chair:Gene Hunck
Time:Social period: 6:00 P.M. Dinner: 6:30 P.M. at Greenstreets Restaurant, 5826 University Ave., Cedar Falls.
Program:Dr. Mauer will cover new technologies in the eye care field but will concentrate most of his presentation on use of the Excimer laser on LASIK, or Laser in-Situ Keratomileusis for the correction of Myopia (Nearsightedness), Hyperopia (Farsightedness), and Astigmatism. Basically the Excimer laser removes microscopic layers of corneal tissue to change its shape, allowing light rays to focus more directly on the retina. 
Price:$11.00 per person (includes tax, tip & room rent.)
Reservations:Telephone Nico De Jong (319)268-1234, by noon on Tuesday, February 6th, 2001. Leave message on answering machine. Guests are welcome if they make a reservation. Please state if special dinner preparations are necessary.

Dues:2000-2001 Dues of $10.00 may be sent to the Treasurer, Gordon Licht, 2330 Ivy Ave., Waverly, IA 50677 or may be paid at the meeting. If your mailing label shows "S01", you are paid up through September 2001.