Research

Mayo Clinic vision researchers study new techniques and outcomes for laser eye surgery. Mayo Clinic vision researchers are conducting long-term research on people who had LASIK or photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) surgery about 15 years ago to determine its long-term effects on the eye and vision. Laser vision surgery has been performed successfully over the last few decades, but knowledge on its long-term consequences is still incomplete.

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See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic doctors on laser eye surgery on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

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July 12, 2017
References
  1. Bower KS. Laser refractive surgery. http://www.uptodate.com/home. Accessed March 9, 2017.
  2. LASIK — Laser eye surgery. American Academy of Ophthalmology. http://www.geteyesmart.org/eyesmart/glasses-contacts-lasik/lasik.cfm. Accessed March 9, 2017.
  3. Kruisselbrink SJ (expert opinion). Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. July 26, 2016.
  4. Patel SV (expert opinion). Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. April 3, 2017.