Choosing a LASIK Doctor

Choosing a LASIK Doctor

If heading to the beach makes you cringe because you can’t decide whether to wear your glasses or risk the elements with contacts, you are not alone. That’s one reason why more than one million people turn to LASIK surgery each year to correct their vision.

However some people use a haphazard approach to choosing a LASIK doctor by selecting a surgeon based on cost or through a slick print advertisement. While the LASIK procedure has proven to be both safe and effective, the doctor you select will still be using surgical instruments on your eyes, so choose wisely.

Questions to Ask a LASIK Doctor

After obtaining LASIK testimonials and referrals from friends and family members who have had the LASIK procedure, check the doctor’s credentials, including board certifications. Then ask a few tough questions at the initial consultation to help determine if your doctor has the qualifications and experience to work on your eyes. Some questions you might want to ask are:

  1. How many LASIK procedures have you performed in the last 12 months?
  2. What percent of your LASIK patients have achieved a vision of 20/40 and 20/20 or better?
  3. What percent of your LASIK patients have reported complications (halos, starbursts, dry eye, etc.) six months after surgery?
  4. Will you be performing a wavefront technology diagnostic to determine my candidacy for the LASIK procedure?
  5. What percent of your patients have needed a LASIK enhancement?
  6. What tests will you perform before and after the LASIK surgery?

The LASIK doctors at Katzen Eye Group will take the time to evaluate your eyes and discuss all available vision correction options, including LASIK. If you are ready to have the best vision of your life, please contact the LASIK doctors at Katzen Eye Group in Baltimore and Lutherville, Maryland.


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1209 York Road,
Lutherville, MD, 21093
410-821-9490
Hours
Monday: 8:00am-6:00pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:00am-6:30pm
Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-1:30pm

301 Saint Paul Place
Professional Office Building
Suites 514 & 902
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-727-8380
Hours
Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm

Ridge Road Professional Center
7106 Ridge Road
Rosedale, MD 21237
(410) 866-2022
Hours
Monday-Wednesday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-1:30pm

3401 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive
Suite 202
Abingdon, MD 21009
410-569-0707
Hours
Mon: 8am-4pm
Tue: 8am-5pm
Wed: 8am-6:30pm
Thu: 8am-4pm
Fri: 8am-4pm
Sat: 9am-1:30pm (2nd & 4th Saturdays)

111 Mt Carmel Rd #600
Parkton, MD 21120
410-329-6700
Hours
Hours:
Mon: 9am-6pm
Tues-Thurs: 9am-5pm
Fri: 9am-4:30pm
Sat: 8am-1pm (Open 2 Saturdays a month.)

310 Main Street
Reisterstown, MD 21136
410-833-5515
Hours
Mon 8:00am - 4:00pm
Tues 8:00am - 6:30pm
Weds (CLOSED)
Thurs 8:00am - 4:00pm
Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sat (every other week): 8:00am - 1:00pm

21 Crossroads Drive
Suite 425
Owings Mills, MD 21117
443-738-4270
Hours
Tues & Thur: 8 am-5 pm
Fri: 7:30 am-4 pm
(closed the 3rd Friday of the month)

901 Dulaney Valley Road
Suite 200
Towson, MD 21204
410-583-1000
Hours
Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm