Decision Aid Summary

Title LASIK surgery: Is it right for you?
Audience People tired of wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses considering LASIK surgery.
Options included Have LASIK surgery.
Do not have LASIK surgery.
Other types of refractive surgery: PRK, LASEK, epi-LASIK.
Implantable lenses, bioptics, Intracorneal ring segments.
Year of last update or review 2016
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Mayo Clinic
Where was it developed? www.mayoclinic.com
Mayo Clinic
US
Health condition Laser Eye Surgery
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
5 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.