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What You Need To Know About PROWL

This post originally appeared on the ARSC Insight Blog. Two new PROWL studies published online in the JAMA Ophthalmology shed new and important light on patient experiences after LASIK surgery. What is PROWL? The goal of the FDA’s PROWL (Patient Reported Outcomes with LASIK) studies was to validate a new questionnaire that gives patients an accurate and complete way to…

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LASIK Research: What It Is and What It Means

So you’ve been considering LASIK and in the course of your research you keep coming across the results of clinical studies. What are those?  Do they matter?  Should you pay attention to them? In a word – yes! Clinical studies, in a nutshell, are how we know what we know about LASIK and thousands of other medical treatments. They’re the…

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Carolina EyeCare Research Center Authors Latest Global LASIK Scientific Literature Review

In 2009, our team at the took on the enormous task of the first global scientific literature review – “LASIK World Literature Review – Quality of Life and Patient Satisfaction” – which compiled more than 2,900 peer-reviewed papers on LASIK published between 1988 and 2008. At that time, we were extremely pleased to find the global LASIK patient satisfaction rate…

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New Study Finds Overall Vision Satisfaction in LASIK Patients

New study finds LASIK patients who used to wear contact lenses are more satisfied with their vision and remain satisfied over time. When you rely on vision correction to see well, it is important to look into all of your options. Sometimes research can help inform your choice, so we like to share studies we believe have important findings. An…

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The Compromises of Contact Lenses

There is no denying the fact contact lenses are a popular option for vision correction. But nearly every day in my work as an ophthalmologist, I see contact lens wearers in my Charleston, SC, office complaining about the daily hassle of cleaning and disinfecting them. Over time, these patients become more and more dissatisfied with contact lenses, the vision they provide…

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Kerry Solomon, MD

Most experienced LASIK &
Laser Cataract Surgeon in SC

A leader in ophthalmic research and education, Dr. Solomon is often
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