TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF LASIK
Do you still believe in LASIK myths? Fears about LASIK and laser vision correction can hold people back from a procedure that can improve their lives. And, worst of all - these fears are commonly based on myths that have been disproved by peer-review* scientific literature.
We at Re:Vision - Roy Rubinfeld are committed to helping you learn more about advanced laser vision correction so you can make the best decision for your vision. Test your knowledge with this short quiz to find out how informed (or misinformed) you are about the procedure. See if you're one of the many people victim to myths keeping you from possibly improving your life.
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*Peer review is the highest form of scientific literature that has passed review by other experts. Citations for the research presented in this quiz are below.
Find a printable PDF of this quiz with citations to all of the facts here.
Oregon Health and Science Institute Research Study - http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/health/services/casey-eye/clinical-services/laser-vision-correction/lasikvscontacts.cfm
Ocular Surgery News - http://www.healio.com/ophthalmology/refractive-surgery/news/online/%7B5152aaed-c91c-4322-bccc-0865ba689b1d%7D/study-gives-advantage-to-lasik-over-long-term-contact-lens-wear-with-regard-to-ocular-discomfort
Johnson and Johnson Vision -
US FDA and National Eye Institute - https://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/SurgeryandLifeSupport/LASIK/ucm190291.html
Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26603390
American Academy of Ophthalmology - http://eyewiki.aao.org/Pupil_measurements_prior_to_refractive_surgery
Eyeworld/American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery - http://www.eyeworld.org/article-don-t-exclude-thin-cornea-patients-from-lasik-for-fear-of-ectasia
Journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19167077