Cataracts: 6 Questions To Ask Your Eye Doctor

If your world is getting a little cloudy, it may not be the weather. You could be developing cataracts, which means the lens in one of your eyes – or both eyes – has becomes partly or completely cloudy. The lens plays a vital role in helping us see clearly. When you look at something,…

Eye Doctors Are LASIK Patients Too

Often, the most powerful validation of an elective medical procedure, such as LASIK, occurs when eye doctors choose the procedure for him or herself. A recent study shows eye doctors are at least five times more likely as the general public to choose vision correction surgery for themselves. The study, featured in the Journal of…

Male Patient Being Reassured By Doctor

Signs a LASIK Surgeon Is Not Right for You

You’ve done some research and made the decision to find out if LASIK eye surgery is right for you.  Your next step is to find an eye surgeon (also called a refractive surgeon) to do the procedure. As with any surgery, it’s important to find a LASIK surgeon you feel comfortable with and who you trust…

5 Essential Qualifications For Choosing A LASIK Surgeon

If you are considering a vision correction procedure such as LASIK, one of the most important decisions you will make is the choice of a surgeon. Since everyone is different, knowing what works best for you in terms of personality and approach is part of it. Getting that gut feeling: “Yes, this is someone I…

Are You An Informed LASIK Patient? Questions To Ask Yourself

By Kerry Solomon, MD LASIK is so common these days, it seems like everyone who wants it has it done. But the fact is, not everyone is a good candidate for refractive surgery—what we often call vision correction surgery. I can tell you in my practice, about 20 percent of the LASIK patient prospects I…

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