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American Refractive Surgery Council

January 9, 2020

Overview

The American Refractive Surgery Council (ARSC) is a group of eye care specialists who develop and research technologies behind vision correcting surgeries. The organization provides educational programs and information about the safety and benefits of the surgery and supports research and developments to help people make informed decisions about eye surgery.

 

Description

The ARSC website features several sections with written content about various refractive surgeries including LASIK, PRK, and cataract surgery. There is also a glossary of terms with brief and clear explanations as well as a chart to help users determine which procedure might be right for them. Finally, there is a blog with engaging articles and stories from real people sorted by tags.

 

LASIK and Procedure Sections

In the LASIK section of the ARSC website, users can learn about what LASIK is, who good candidates for the procedure might be, and information about the safety of the surgery. In the What Procedure Is Right For You section, users can find a chart with various eye issues and age ranges to determine what surgery might be useful for them.

 

Blog and Eye You

The ARSC website has a blog page with many different types of articles. Users can filter the articles based on type and interest including LASIK, Ask The Surgeon, Understanding LASIK Risks, and more. Finally, there is a button to Find A Doctor that leads you to the ARSC’s Eye You website. The Eye You site features even more engaging articles and information along with a module where users can enter their zip codes to find doctors near them.

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