Choosing a doctor for LASIK eye surgery is often the most difficult part of the process. A skilled and experienced doctor who uses the best technology and procedures is the best choice. Most importantly, make sure your surgeon uses a laser that has been approved by the FDA. A recent article addressed questions to ask your surgeon before surgery in order to protect yourself, including some of the following:
1. When did you start performing LASIK surgery?
2. How many surgeries have you performed in the last 12 months?
3. Have any of your LASIK patients ever filed a medical malpractice lawsuit after surgery due to surgical error?
4. What type of corrective laser do you use? Is it FDA approved?
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