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Choosing the Right LASIK Surgeon

LASIK is a refractive surgery to correct eye problems such as myopia, hyeropia and astigmatism. The end results of the procedure are a marked improvement in vision and the reduction or complete elimination of the need to wear eyeglasses or contact lenses. But as is the case with any surgery, there are risks and complications involved. To minimize them, it's a must to choose the right LASIK NJ surgeon to perform the procedure. Here are a few pointers on how to select the “right one”:

  • Check references and recommendations for various LASIK NJ clinics.

    This starts with verifying medical board accreditations to make sure that the surgeons are qualified ophthalmologists.  If you wish to dig deeper, thEye exam - Northern New Jersey Eye Instituteere are industry publications like Premier Surgeon that identifies the best-of-the-best.

  • Assess the LASIK NJ staff by scheduling a consultation before the surgery.

    During the consultation, ask questions! Ask about their success rate, the cost of the surgery, general expectations, potential complications, and so on.

  • On your site visit to the LASIK NJ clinic, inquire about the type of equipment that they use during procedures.

    LASIK machines have different features and every surgeon has their reasons for using a particular instrument. Listening to them explain their approach will make it easier to decide if that eye care center is the right fit not only for your eyes, but for you. It also allows you the opportunity to engage in additional, independent 3rd party research about the various instruments, should you desire to do so.