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An Evaluation of LASIK, SMILE and PRK Surgery in Physicians

The principle investigator is evaluating self-reported quality of vision and quality of life in physicians undergoing LASIK, SMILE and PRK surgery.

Stanford is currently accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Behavioral: Questionnaire (QoV questionnaire)


Inclusion criteria.

   - 21 years or older.

   - A physician or medical student.

   - Have the ability to give informed consent.

   - Speak and read English fluently.

   - Have not previously had any form of refractive surgery, including prior LASIK or
   cataract surgery.

   - May benefit from increased spectacle independence.

   - Have been determined to be a good candidate for the LASIK, SMILE or PRK procedure
   based on the investigator's assessment of medical and ophthalmic health, general
   cognitive function, and physical and social limitations.

   - Have a treatment target of bilateral emmetropia.

   - Express willingness and potential ability to return for all follow-up examinations
   through the 12-month follow-up exam under the care of the treating investigator.

   - Are not enrolled in any other research study.

Exclusion criteria.

   - Subjects under the age of 21.

   - Patients with excessively thin corneas.

   - Patients with topographic evidence of keratoconus.

   - Patients with ectatic eye disorders.

   - Patients with autoimmune diseases.

   - Patients who are pregnant or nursing.

Ages Eligible for Study

21 Years - 62 Years

Genders Eligible for Study


Now accepting new patients

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Linda Schwartz, HS