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How To Choose Your Eye Surgeon – Checklist

It’s easy…if you know what’s important!

Ask these questions:

  1. Does my surgeon personally do my pre-operative surgical assessment and all my follow-up care?
  2. Is my surgeon a specialist in both vision correction and cornea?
  3. Does my surgeon offer solutions for nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and presbyopia (reading glasses)? How about cataracts?
  4. Does my surgeon offer choices of advanced vision correction procedures for patients of different ages with different vision goals, including all-laser LASIK, PRK, topography-guided LASIK/PRK, Visian ICL, refractive lens exchange (RLE), refractive laser-assisted cataract surgery (ReLACS), premium intraocular lens (IOL) implants, treatments for presbyopia (reading glasses), and Keratoconus treatments?
  5. Does my surgeon offer all-laser (bladeless) LASIK?
  6. Does my surgeon participate in FDA clinical trials that help advance vision correction technologies?
  7. Does my surgeon offer advanced technologies for my procedure?
  8. Does my surgeon have 25 years of vision correction and cornea experience?
  9. Does my surgeon receive referrals from other eye care specialists in the community?
  10. Does my surgeon have financing options available?
  11. Does my surgeon offer convenient hours?
  12. Does my surgeon always put his/her patients’ best interests first?

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