In many states, only ophthalmologists—not optometrists—can do this surgery, and many ophthalmologists do not perform surgery on a regular basis. Doctors who are affiliated with a medical school or major eye clinic may have better access to the latest procedures and technology.
If you are thinking about having surgery:
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Christopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology|
|Last Revised||June 24, 2011|
Last Revised: June 24, 2011
Author: Healthwise Staff
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