We believe that a well-informed patient is key to successful vision correction surgery.
A Guide to Laser Vision Correction
Dr. Robert Maloney believes that a well-informed patient is key to successful vision correction surgery. He wants to be sure that you fully understand what you can expect from your procedure you choose.
He wants to help you care for and preserve your eyesight in the best way possible. Here, you can find the information that you need to help you make informed choices about health care for your eyes.
LASIK and PRK Statistics: Your Chances for Success
What are my chances of achieving 20/20 vision with LASIK or PRK? This is what every patient wants to know. A better question might be this: What is the likelihood that my procedure will be successful, given my refractive error? Although it would be unreasonable to be guaranteed 20/20 eyesight after vision correction surgery, it is reasonable for you to ask your doctor to predict your chances for a successful outcome.
If you have chosen an experienced surgeon-someone who has performed 3,000 LASIK procedures at the absolute minimum-he or she has most likely performed surgery on a number of patients with vision like yours. Accordingly, you will be able to get an idea of what you can reasonably expect after LASIK or PRK.The Importance of Statistics »