Refractive Surgery Alliance (RSA) Announces Membership in the American Refractive Surgery Council (ARSC)

Scottsdale, Arizona – May 4, 2016 – Refractive Surgery Alliance Society (RSA), a professional organization comprised refractive and cataract surgeons across the globe announces it has joined the American Refractive Surgery Council (ARSC), a working group of industry and medical professionals dedicated to supporting education and research into refractive surgery technologies and techniques.

“The Refractive Surgery Alliance is very pleased to partner with the American Refractive Surgery Council in what we see as an important time in our industry’s growth,” stated Lance Kugler, MD, current President of the Refractive Surgery Alliance Society. “With a shared goal of ensuring a well informed patient population, the RSA brings to its membership in ARSC the valuable asset of the most influential and promising thought leaders in the field of Refractive Surgery today.  With our membership, we can help shape and disseminate the ongoing educational platform to support those seeking authentic information about their refractive surgery options in vision correction. ”

“This important affiliation compliments the RSA mission of insisting on a strong alignment between the refractive surgeon and our patients.  Through education, advocacy, innovation and a dedication to the surgeon-patient relationship , the Refractive Surgery Alliance and the American Refractive Surgery Council will exponentially provide patients greater access to well researched options for their daily vision correction need.” said Guy M. Kezirian, MD, MBA, FACS, Chairman and Founder of the Refractive Surgery Alliance Society.

About the Refractive Surgery Alliance

The Refractive Surgery Alliance Society (RSA) is a professional organization of leading refractive surgeons from the U.S. and Europe. The mission of the RSA is to increase access to refractive surgery through education, research and industry leadership. It is member supported and does not accept industry or corporate funds. Membership is open to all qualified refractive surgeons. For more information, please visit

About the American Refractive Surgery Council

The ARSC’s mission is to provide education and information about the safety, clinical outcomes and lifestyle benefits of vision correction surgery, and to support research into new refractive surgery technologies and techniques.  We’re a resource for people to make informed choices and improve the way they see the world.

We envision a world in which people can make fully informed, unbiased decisions about their vision correction surgery options. For more information, please visit