Unique in its focus on the patient rather than the technology, this handbook is a practical, accessible guide to LASIK surgery. Expert surgeons detail each step of patient evaluation, surgical planning, procedure, and management of complications, discuss the pros and cons of commonly used equipment, and demonstrate the nuances of technique. Emphasis throughout is on correct decision-making, preoperatively, intraoperatively, and postoperatively. The book features 75 actual cases with expert discussion of effective strategies for each case. Indexes help readers quickly locate cases by symptom/finding or by equipment used. Over 70 full-color clinical photographs and other illustrations complement the text.