Patient-Reported Outcomes with LASIK (PROWL)
WHAT: Patient experiences, not health care provider, to measure impact symptoms directly had on performing usual activities.
HOW: Pilot, PROWL-1 and PROWL-2 studies
- Evaluate new scales to measure visual symptoms, patient satisfaction, and expectations for and following LASIK surgery
- Difficulty driving at night, severely impacted a patient’s daily living
- Debilitating vision symptoms and severe dry eye
- <1% experienced difficulty performing their usual activities following LASIK surgery