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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.
While working at Bethlehem Steel, I had many opportunities to use the Morgan Lens. The employees frequently splashed solutions into their eyes. The Morgan Lens helped us irrigate their eyes promptly and efficiently. We could seat belt the employee/patient into the van, check his eyes, pop in the Morgan Lens, hook up the I.V. bag. While transporting him to the dispensary, his eyes were being irrigated. Prompt irrigation with the Morgan Lens in route to the dispensary helps prevent eye damage.Registered Nurse (Maryland)
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.