LASIK is a life-changing procedure, and choosing your surgeon should not be taken lightly. It is important to chose a practice that is dedicated and capable of providing the full range of vision correction procedures, not just LASIK. It is also important to chose a practice dedicated to proper patient evaluation, using the best technology available, and careful long-term patient follow-up. We hope you choose us for your surgery, but here is a list of questions to ask if you are looking elsewhere:
The Refractive Surgery Alliance is a prestigious organization is dedicated to making refractive surgery safer and more effective than ever. Lance Kugler, MD was one of the founding members and was the organization’s first president (two year term) and continues to serve on the RSA Executive Board.
The more thoroughly trained the surgeon is in the techniques and science behind laser surgery, the more likely he or she is to achieve an excellent result.
Surgeons who offer the full range of available technologies are best able to customize a treatment plan for your individual needs.
There are some lasers that are in the back of a truck, or transported from city to city on a daily basis. It is important for a laser to remain in a humidity and temperature controlled room at all times to improve accuracy and consistency.
Doctors who are actively conducting clinical trials are able to remain at the forefront of technology and innovation.
It is important for the surgeon to be involved in all aspects of the preoperative evaluation and postoperative follow-up. Some surgeons operating in Omaha do not live in Nebraska and leave town after surgery. Others are only in Omaha a few days each month.