Signs a LASIK Surgeon Is Not Right for You

Last Updated October 13, 2021
Male Patient Being Reassured By LASIK surgeon

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 to do a great job – in this case, to improve your eyesight.

The good news is that there are thousands of highly-qualified eye surgeons across the country. While there are no hard or fast rules to follow, consider scheduling consultations with at least two or three surgeons. This will allow you to evaluate and compare each one to find the LASIK surgeon who is right for you.

So how do you know if a surgeon is NOT right for you? Here are a few things to look out for:

Your surgeon should be a partner in achieving your vision goals. The right LASIK surgeon is highly qualified, trustworthy, ethical and someone who you have a good rapport. When it comes to your vision, it is essential for you to spend the time to find the right surgeon for you.

Published February 16, 2016