Improve understanding of this life-changing treatment Clear up confusion Address questions and concerns My goal
Great option – but not for everyone 95% satisfaction rate worldwide Works well for carefully selected candidates LASIK
Excimer laser approved by FDA in 1995 First treatment was PRK Surgeons soon began using LASIK Faster healing with minimal discomfort Brief History
Most common vision correcting surgery Over 4 million Americans treated each year Sophisticated techniques and technology LASIK Today
All surgeons achieve excellent results The surgeon’s role is minimal High-tech lasers do all the work It’s good to shop for the lowest price Misleading myths
The surgeon’s skill has everything to do with good results Although uncommon, things can go wrong so you want the best Results are excellent for good candidates who make right choices The truth is...
Not easy surgery to perform Skill and judgment make a big difference Directly controls laser details Handles any complications that occur Surgeon’s role is critical
Abilities and results vary widely Surgeons can’t honestly judge their own skills Desire to perform surgery can result in aggressive screening Don’t select a surgeon on cost alone Selecting a skilled surgeon is difficult
Right about then, Bill began to doubt his choice of the lowest priced laser center.