Exciting New
Laser Eye Surgery

Laser In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)

An Overview of Refractive Errors
and Their Treatment with
the Excimer Laser

Ming Wang, MD, PhD

A Guide for Patients

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Chapter One Refractive Surgery: What Is It?

Chapter Two How the Eye Works

Chapter Three History of Refractive Surgery

Chapter Four Refractive Surgery with the Excimer Laser

Chapter Five How to Choose a LASIK Surgeon

Chapter Six The Preprocedure Consultation

Chapter Seven The LASIK Procedure: What to Expect

Chapter Eight LASIK Postprocedure Care

Chapter Nine LASIK Statistics

Chapter Ten Risks and Complications

Chapter Eleven Other Refractive Procedures

Chapter Twelve Questions and Answers

Chapter Thirteen Patient Accounts


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