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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.
An ambulance was dispatched to a local industry for a worker who had been sprayed in both eyes with brake fluid under pressure. On scene, our paramedic inserted bilateral Morgan Lenses. He proceeded to flush both eyes simultaneously with approximately 1500 cc N.S.S. on the way to the hospital. The patient tolerated the entire procedure very well, felt much better, and an examination of the patient's eyes, after the Morgan Lens removal, showed no tissue damage. The patient had a full recovery with no complications, thanks to the availability and efficiency of the Morgan Lens system.Registered Nurse (New Hampshire)
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.