MYTH: LASIK is Risky and Unproven
FACT: LASIK is The Most Studied Elective Procedure in All of Medicine
MYTH: Refractive Surgeons Won’t Have LASIK Done on Themselves
FACT: 63% of Refractive Surgeons Have Had LASIK Done on Themselves
MYTH: LASIK Makes your Night Vision Worse
FACT: LASIK Does Not Affect Night Vision, and May Even Improve it
MYTH: Having LASIK Can Make Your Myopia Worse
FACT: Myopia Typically Doesn’t Progress After Having LASIK
MYTH: It Is Unsafe to Fly Following LASIK
FACT: LASIK Has Been Approved for All Flight Activities
MYTH: LASIK Causes Dry Eye
FACT: Dryness is Reduced Over Time After LASIK.
MYTH: The Implantable Contact Lens Cause Cataracts
FACT: Complications are Rare. Fewer than 1% of Patients Develop a Cataract, and These are Easily Fixed.
MYTH: LASIK Cannot be Performed After Age 40
FACT: LASIK is one of several procedures used to successfully treat presbyopia, which is the loss of the ability to see at near after age 40