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Radial keratotomy, the surgery to treat nearsightedness, is hot. More than 250,000 people have the surgery a year. Advertisements for RK surgery are everywhere. But is this controversial new surgery safe? Get the facts about RK, the excimer laser & similar surgeries from someone who's had RK. The author clearly & simply answers patients' questions such as, "How safe is RK? What is better: RK or excimer laser? How much does the surgery hurt? What are the side effects? How long do the results last? Who can have RK? How much does it cost? How do I choose the right doctor?" Patients who had RK describe their experiences in this very readable book. A great education tool for doctors to give to their patients. Fully illustrated & indexed. Order from Avalance Pub., 2761 Steamboat Springs, Rochester Hills, MI 48309-1345, 810-375- 2937.