For additional information regarding LASIK & Cataract Surgery, please visit:
US Food and Drug Administration - LASIK details, risks and benefits, checklists, information on FDA-approved lasers, and FAQs can all be found here.
Eye Surgery Education Council - This site contains information, screening guidelines, and an outline of risks and benefits for several procedures, including Wavefront Custom LASIK and cataract surgery.
Medline Plus Health Information - This site hosts a large number of links to pertinent information on laser eye surgery, including research, screening, and rehabilitation, as well as specific conditions and organizations.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery - An independent non-profit organization that disseminates information about ophthalmic surgery.
LASIK Surgery Guide from the American Academy of Ophthalmology – About LASIK Surgery
Cataract Surgery.com – About Cataract Surgery
All About Vision - Sponsored and unsponsored content about a wide range of vision topics. Website “dedicated to the education of the consumer.”
USAEyes – Lasik Patient Advocacy
EyeCare America - A public service program of The Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, which offers everything from disease education to patient assistance.
Glaucoma Research Foundation - A non-profit organization that funds research and provides education about glaucoma.
Mayo Clinic - Information on cataract surgery prepared by the clinic staff.
National Eye Institute - One of the Federal government’s National Institutes of Health (NIH). Conducts and supports research that helps prevent and treat eye diseases and other disorders of vision.
The Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins - Highly regarded institute staffed by 40 scientists and 90 clinicians offers information about cataracts and other diseases and conditions
Please note: These links are provided for your convenience. LaserVue Eye Center does not monitor content for accuracy on these, or any other Websites it links to and shall have no responsibility or liability for the content contained on these sites.
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For additional information from within the LASIK industry, please visit:
- CustomVue™ LASIK
- iLASIK (Abbott Medical Optics Inc.)
- Blade-Free LASIK (Intralase Method)
- Refractec, Inc. (Conductive Keratoplasty)
- Wavelight, Inc. (Allegretto Laser)
Our updated LASIK and cataract surgery blog provides questions and answers as well as updated news about LASIK and cataract surgery information and technology.