Mayo Clinic's approach

Coordinated care

People treated at Mayo Clinic with laser eye surgery experience continuity of care by seeing Mayo ophthalmologists from evaluation through post-surgery clinic visits, rather than transferring follow-up care to another eye care provider.


Mayo Clinic's experienced eye surgeons (ophthalmologists) have training in laser eye surgery in addition to general eye care. Mayo Clinic eye surgeons perform more than 300 laser eye surgeries each year.

Advanced technology

Mayo Clinic eye surgeons have expertise in every type of laser eye surgery. Your doctor will talk with you about the technique best suited to your situation.

Thorough screening and newest treatments

Mayo Clinic emphasizes a thorough evaluation to ensure that you are a good candidate for the type of laser eye surgery suggested for you. This careful screening, coupled with the use of the most current laser eye surgery technology and techniques, helps ensure the results you are looking for.


Researchers study new techniques for laser eye surgery and conduct clinical trials. This emphasis on research increases the treatment choices available to you. You may be able to access clinical trials and other studies at Mayo Clinic.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery and for rehabilitation, and is ranked high performing for ophthalmology by U.S. News & World Report.

Aug. 01, 2017
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