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LASIK : a Guide to Laser Vision Correction.

Author: Ernest W Kornmehl; Robert K Maloney; Jonathan M Davidorf
Publisher: Chicago : Addicus Books, 2006.
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Three renowned ophthalmologists explain the benefits and risks of LASIK surgery and answer the most commonly asked questions about this extremely popular vision-correction surgery. From clarifying the basics of vision to a thorough collection of laser vision-correction surgery statistics, this guidebook addresses the entire gamut of LASIK questions, including Who is a candidate for LASIK surgery? How is LASIK  Read more...
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Kornmehl, Ernest W.
LASIK : A Guide to Laser Vision Correction.
Chicago : Addicus Books, ©2006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest W Kornmehl; Robert K Maloney; Jonathan M Davidorf
ISBN: 9781936374618 1936374617 9781936374625 1936374625
OCLC Number: 877771047
Description: 1 online resource (141 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Human Eye and How Vision Works; 2 Laser Vision Correction: An Overview; 3 Contemplating Laser Eye Surgery; 4 Your Consultation; 5 Wavefront Technology: How It Has Improved LASIK; 6 Undergoing LASIK; 7 After Your LASIK Procedure; 8 Risks and Complications; 9 PRK; 10 LASIK and PRK Statistics: Your Chances for Success; 11 Other Vision Correction Procedures; Closing Remarks; Resources; Glossary; Index; About the Authors; More from Addicus Books.

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Three renowned ophthalmologists explain the benefits and risks of LASIK surgery and answer the most commonly asked questions about this extremely popular vision-correction surgery. From clarifying the basics of vision to a thorough collection of laser vision-correction surgery statistics, this guidebook addresses the entire gamut of LASIK questions, including Who is a candidate for LASIK surgery? How is LASIK performed? How much vision improvement can be expected? How does one choose a qualified physician? What are the risk factors and possible complications? and What follow-up.

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