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Find out about Laser Eye Surgery before You Decide to Get It Done
Finding out about Laser Eye Surgery is a very simple process. The Internet
and your ophthalmology surgeon are your two best sources of information.
Deciding to get laser vision correction surgery is a big decision and you should
do all the research you can before making such big decisions. Being well
informed about your surgeon and their experience and education will benefit you
and could help to prevent an untrained surgeon from operating on your eyes.
When people first decide to start looking into this surgical technique they are
usually just concerned about getting their vision fixed. As you start to become
more and more interested in actually getting the surgery there may be some other
more pertinent concerns that will pop up.
1. How do I decide on the right clinic to perform my surgery?
2. What experience does my surgeon have?
3. Did my surgeon go through special training in order to do this type of eye
4. How much is my surgery going to cost?
5. How long is the recovery time?
6. Does my surgeon have any lawsuits pending or any history of them?
These are all very important questions that you need to look into before you
arrive at your surgeons office the day of the surgery. It takes time to make an
informed decision so do not rush the process.
Time and Research
Spend a couple of weeks making your decision. If you make your decision when you
are calm and not rushed, it is more likely that you will make a clear-headed
decision about your eye surgery. Laser eye surgery has the risk of potential
blindness, so it is not a surgery you should take lightly.
How to Start Your Research
Start your research with a consultation from a local laser eye surgery clinic.
At your consultation you will be able to find out what type of
corrective eye surgery
will be able to help improve your vision. Feel free to take notes or have your
surgeon write down the important information regarding your surgery.
After you have had a consultation it is time to use the Internet to your
benefit. Look up the type of surgery your doctor suggested that you have. Become
clear on the risks and potential benefits associated with this surgery.
You can also use the Internet to check up on your doctor. With just a few
minutes of research time you should be able to find out if your doctor has any
lawsuits or complaints pending. Although lawsuits are fairly common practice
today, you should definitely pay attention if your surgeon has even one pending
suit against them.
You can also research the licensing of your surgeon in his or her specialty
field. If you have any questions about your surgeon's past, feel free to ask the
clinic directly. If they are open and honest they will direct you to exactly
where you can go to find out more information concerning the training and
education of your surgeon.
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