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HOLLYWOOD, FL- Loran B. Morgan, M.D., a specialist in ophthalmology, was officially welcomed as a Fellow of the International College of Surgeon (I.C.S.) at the Nov. 17 convocation ceremony at the Diplomat Hotel.
The Torrington doctor received the fellowship during the annual meeting of the United States Section of the I.C.S. Nov. 16-19. Conferring the honor of fellowship was Meyer O. Cantor, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S., of Detroit, Mich., president of U.S. Section of the I.C.S.
During the meeting, surgeons from the U.S. and several other countries attended a four-day accredited continuing medical education program sponsored by I.C.S. During the program, more than 75 surgical specialists presented the latest techniques and knowledge in the field.
The program was accredited by the American Medical Association for category 1 credit, hour for hour. A program for paramedical personnel was also presented.
The I.C.S. has 12,000 members representing 111 nations who adhere to the principle of international exchange of surgical knowledge through their educational programs.
Three Army soldiers were on their way to us following an explosion of an improvised device. The driver had goggles on and suffered extensive facial trauma and all three had eye injuries from the debris that hit them. We got bilateral Morgan Lenses in all three and flushed each with several liters of LR. Followed with antibiotics, they were rebandaged and on an emergency air evacuation that evening. These men were grateful for the care they received. The technicians and physicians here are thankful that everyone knew what to do to get the lens system set up and running. I am grateful to you for the opportunity to access the class online and ability to present it shortly after we arrived. One of the others did have a corneal laceration that we could assess after flushing. We feel confident that all will have the best outcomes thanks to the Morgan Lens use.
We also had a patient who experienced an electrical explosion (a generator) to his face. We used Morgan Lenses to irrigate his eyes and sent him on an air evacuation flight to Germany. He has since returned to duty and is doing well with minimal residual sight loss.Military Registered Nurse (Active Duty)
The Morgan Lens is used in 90% of hospital emergency departments in the USA and can be inserted in less than 20 seconds. There simply is no other "hands-free" method of eye irrigation. Nothing else frees medical personnel to treat other injuries or to transport the patient while irrigation is underway. Nothing is more effective at treating ocular chemical, thermal, and actinic burns or removing non-embedded foreign bodies, even when the patient's eyes are closed tightly. Its design makes it simple and straightforward to use so minimal training is required.