Pre LASIK Checklist

LASIK Patient Checklist

    • ?  My eyeglass/contact lens prescription has been stable for at least 12 months (minimal change in sphere, cylinder and axis- ask for details)

    • ?  I have independently researched the LASIK procedure (at the library or used the internet) to

      learn about the procedure and am willing to accept the risks and understand the potential benefits.

    • ?  I have considered if vision correction surgery is a good option for my lifestyle and desire to reduce or eliminate my need for glasses or contact lenses.

    • ?  I have selected a qualified surgeon who is a board certified ophthalmologist who has performed at least 1000 procedures (Dr. Malitz has performed 1000’s of successful procedures).

    • ?  I have selected a LASIK practice that suits me and my needs and has provided me with the support I need to make an informed decision such as:

      ? Providing me with patient references.
      ? Giving me informational materials to read and understand. ? Answering all of my questions.

    • ?  My choice of a LASIK practice or surgeon is determined by my confidence in his skills and qualifications not by the price of my procedure.  With less than a 2% chance of re treatments, our goal is to get it right the first time and we have among the best results in the country!

    • ?  I know I am a good candidate for LASIK because I have:

      • ?  Shared my complete health history with my surgeon/practice, including a list of my medications and any medical conditions.

      • ?  Undergone a thorough (upwards of 2-3 hours) evaluation of my vision and eye health that confirmed my suitability for LASIK or another form of vision correction that is offered by Dr. Malitz (ICL, CK, Clear Lens Exchange (off – label), Toric, Restor, Technis, Crystalens, etc.

      • ?  Shared any concerns or questions I have about the procedure and discussed the risks and benefits of the surgery.

      • ?  Discussed my expectations of the surgery, the post-operative healing process and the outcome with my surgeon.

      • ?  Discussed any real or potential factors that may impact the outcome of my procedure.

      • ?  Thoroughly reviewed the materials provided to me by my surgeon/practice to help me make an informed decision.   Any questions?  feel free to Call or email (702-362-3900 )