LASIK, PRK, Laser Eye Surgery

Links to sites of professional associations in the field of vision such as ophthalmology, refractive surgery, etc.; university research sites; and other non-commercial sites.

AIM - Administrators in Medicine
Association of State Medical Board Executive Directors - DocFinder
The health professional licensing database provided by AIM and its participating boards. Allows you to research licensing procedures and verify credentials of medical professionals in the US.
The LASIK Institute
A non-profit educational organization dedicated to teaching patients and medical professionals alike about the LASIK procedure. The LASIK Institute offers patient education, physician education and research grants programs.
The Harvard Medical School Eye Site Links
"One Stop Searching" with a complete index of links to Eye Site web pages around the world.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
American Academy of Ophthalmologists
Canadian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Eye Cancer Network
Surgical Eyes Foundation
LASIK, RK, and PRK Complications Information. A place where people with LASIK/PRK induced problems tell their stories.
United States Food and Drug Administration - LASIK Eye Surgery
Health Canada - Laser Eye Surgery to Correct Common Sense Vision Problems
"It's Your Health" Health Canada Bulletin - Excimer Lasers for Eye Surgery

Use MedLine to search the peer-reviewed literature for research papers about LASIK and refractive surgery.

Clinical Studies Database of the National Eye Institute

Search the Clinical Studies Database of the National Eye Institute.

Safety information on drugs and other medical products.
For detailed information with actual photos of the LASIK procedure, please visit our sister web site

For more information contact:
Dr. Murray McFadden
(BSc, MD, FRCS(C), Diplomate of the American
Board of Ophthalmology)

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