Welcome to LASIK Surgery Watch. This site is designed to provide information about our organization and about LASIK surgery. Much of this information is not available on sites that promote LASIK but all of the information provided here is reliable and backed by scientific literature.

For many people the information provided here might be surprising. Most people are not aware of the amount of controversy concerning LASIK that exists in the medical community. Spend some time on our site and form your own opinion.

It is vital that patients who have had poor outcomes from refractive surgery be represented as a group with a voice by a patient advocacy organization such as LSW. This has never been done before and the time is right to do it now. If you are a patient, a family member, a friend, a colleague, if you have an interest in providing improved care for patients who have suffered from poor outcomes, please register today. Because every patient counts.

LSW Cause on Facebook

An LSW member has started a LASIK Surgery Watch “Cause” on Facebook.com. In addition to growing our membership, the LASIK Surgery Watch Cause will allow the members of lasiksurgerywatch.org to experience a new level of interactivity. Using the Facebook Cause Application you can: connect and communicate with other members of lasiksurgerywatch.org and find new ways to get involved in the organization; find or start your own support group; get the latest news on our advocacy efforts delivered to you in real time; find new resources; share the LSW Cause with family and friends so that they can get a better understanding of what you are going through by seeing and hearing from other LASIK patients; and build new friendships.

How to join the LSW Cause

  1. Go to http://apps.facebook.com/causes/227958
  2. If you are a member of Facebook, simply sign in.
  3. If you are not a member of Facebook, click on the green Sign Up button in the upper left hand corner of your screen and fill out the required information.

How to use the LSW Cause

Once you are a member of the LASIK Surgery Watch Cause please click on the SHARE button on the right hand side of the page and add the Cause to your Profile (your homepage on Facebook). This action will notify your friends that you have joined this Cause. Be sure to express how important it is to you that they join the Cause as well. Continue to search for new friends on Facebook and use the Share button to send invitations to join the Cause.

We hope that you find it to be a useful and productive way to connect with other members of LASIK Surgery Watch. We look forward to seeing you on Facebook.


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