If you’re experiencing eye problems or you’ve realized it’s been awhile since you’ve had your eyes checked, you might have recently asked Google to locate eye doctors in your area. While Google and other search engines are great tools for pulling up relevant information, it’s important to take a step beyond accepting first page results as the best results.
If your eye doctor is recommending surgery to treat an eye disorder or correct your vision, it’s important to understand your options and the reasoning behind their recommendation.
Below we’ve listed 10 questions to ask before and after your eye appointment to make sure you’re informed and at ease before you set a date for surgery.
Since the FDA approved LASIK in 1996, LASIK eye surgery has become one of the most popular elective procedure ophthalmologists perform today. LASIK (or laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) corrects the vision of nearsighted and farsighted patients, as well as patients with astigmatism. While results may vary, most patients report 20/20 vision after the procedure is complete.