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Did you have any Lasik complications like halos or hazing?

  • 8 years ago

Wondering if anyone with LASIK eye surgery has experienced Lasik complications like hazing over. Read about this possible side effect (YIKES!).

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Hi. My husband underwent Lasik in Navi Mumbai a year ago. His dry eyes did trouble him a bit for two months, but he is absolutely thrilled with his vision now. At AEHI, where he got his surgery done, they made him undergo many tests to see if his eyes were fit for Lasik. I guess that is most important.
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Treatment for LASIK complications like halos or hazing can be treated without further surgery. Go to http://www.azmaneye.com for more information.
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my sister had all the after effects of lasik and was miserable for months. after doing some online research we found a dr in Maryland who specializes and treats lasik problems. most of my sisters problems have been resolved. she has not been this happy in months!! here is the docs web site lasikfailures.com
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LASIK surgery uses a small laser to reshape the cornea improving its ability to focus light on the back of the eye, reducing or eliminating the need for corrective lenses. I did my lasik eye surgery last year. It gave me a tremendous change to egtback my vision. I am extremely happy with my present state. Even though the surgery results a bit comfortness in the initial period, it will get over as you intake medicine. You can get more details from http://www.evergreeneye.com/lasik.php
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The former FDA Branch Chief in charge of LASIK approval, from 1996-2000, has petitioned the FDA wo withdraw approval.
You can read more here:
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/support-petition-to-withdraw-lasik-approval/
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I had PRK enhancement done last Jan 19th. Its been 21 days and my vision is horrible. I have extreme blurred and double vision. The doctors says I need to give it more time to heal. I am concerned that this may be permanent. I haven't noticed any improvement since the surgery. Has anyone experienced this same problem?
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Yes, I have hazing in my left eye after lasik enhancement. The doctors seem to take no responsibility for this even though it is not present in the non-enhanced eye. Restasis, plugs, and dry eye drops help a bit, but since it has been almost 3 years since the enhancement, I fear it is permanent. This is horrible because this is my dominant eye for distance vision. Anyone else with these issues after an enhancement procedure?
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thats what the doctor said to me, "give it more time" thats because they want the follow up and warranty periods to run out, because then they will recognise you have a problem and charge you to fix it. They work/operate exactly like a scrupulous tradesman would, it that I mean they cover there every track. You want to know the definition of a Professional is, its some one who has learned their game so well that can cover there every move they make.
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If you are look for post lasik HELP you may want to see the website lasikfailures.com Dr. Irwin Azman specializes in the treatment\management of post lasik side effects such as Dry Eye, Glare, Halos, Starburts, Blurry Vision.
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So does Dr. Greg Gemuoles, of Coppell Family Eye Care, who is near DFW airport. His website for post-lasik, post-RK, ectasia, etc, is laserfit dot com
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I had my lasik surgery 2 weeks ago and i got 20/20 perfect vision after went for my 2nd review. I am happy with my result and I just got a little bit haze vision due to eye dryness. I had the custom lasik with traditional knife cut flap process. Now i am just having little dryness. Before the surgery i ate a lots of carrot and eye bright vitamin to keep my eyes in healthy way, so when after the surgery, my eyes didn't get red at all, and never feel pain or sensitive. So I may advice those who wants to go for surgery, must rest your eyes well and even post surgery, you should eat something is helpful for your eyes.
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I had LASIK on both eyes at a well-known clinic in the Irvine, CA, area. While my vision was fully corrected after surgery, over time the correction "slipped" so I went back. The doctor who checked me was rather sarcastic and denied that the correction slipped, but wrote me a prescription for glasses (within months post-surgery, not happy). As the months passed, my eyesight grew progressively worse. The clinic told me I just needed to use artificial tears more often - same theory as a dirty windshield. I finally went back in and a different doctor said my correction has slipped "IF I was telling the truth" and that an enhancement was required. I had the enhancement, the correction did not hold, and I now have horrible dry eyes and have plugs in my tear ducts and use restasis. I don't know what else to say about it except that I was never told I had a dry eye problem, nor was I warned about the possibility that the correction would not take.
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Dear LD It sounds from your description that you have some dryness following the enhancement. It is difficult to assess whether you may also have a small remaining prescription. There may be differences in healing with the type of procedure performed, whether for nearsightedness or farsightedness. The weather in Southern California this time of year is very dry and can exacerbate the dryness observed early after surgery. Over time, the dryness most often improves. Make sure you are using nonpreserved lubricant drops, the Restasis and an ointment, such as refresh PM at bedtime. Try not to have the heat on or a fan blowing especially in a car in your face. Patience and time often help, so try to practice this as well. Seek the care of an additional eyeMD if you are not getting the reassurance you need.

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OVER TIME are the professionals magic word they use. Did you read that from Dr Feldman, "over time the dryness most often improves", that means there are and will be many times that a patients dryness will never improve. These professionals are really good at finding a cause for your problem other than from there own handy work. You see ,they have become that professional that they can juggle their knowledge and all external factors beyond their control to fit perfectly. A professional tradesman operates the same way.
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Hello! It's been eight days since I had my LASIK operation on both eyes. My right eye is almost perfect but my left eye is very hazy (of course the haziness increases at night). Sometimes the haziness decreases but it's always there. My doctor says there's nothing wrong with both eyes. Do I have to worry? How much time does my eye need to be normal? will the haziness ever go?
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Hi Basma, I had haziness off and on for quite sometime in just one eye. I wouldn't worry about it (if you can help yourself) as it probably will eventually correct itself. Everyone heals differently. I thought I made a huge mistake the first couple of months after I had it done but all is well now. I found if my eyes were dry or I was tired my vision was off. Try putting in drops before you get to the point where your eyes feel scratchy. The drops really do help and you will need them for the first year or so. Allison
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I guess u r right. I need to be more patient. It's just getting on my nerves and making me feel worried. Thank you very much for your reply. It's relieving to find other people used to have the same experience and that it eventually turned out to be alright. Have a nice day, Basma.
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I would like to know how your eyes are now because I had mine done about the same time as you did. I still have problems. Dry eyes, right vision blurr, cant pin point objects any more. My long long vision was always good until surgery.
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If you are look for post lasik HELP you may want to see the website lasikfailures.com Dr. Irwin Azman specializes in the treatment\management of post lasik side effects such as Dry Eye, Glare, Halos, Starburts, Blurry Vision.
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Hi Sazman, I doubt very much that post lasik treatments will help all the conditions you mentioned. For a start, once the lens is cut, then the senses that tell your eye to produce tears, are cut. Plus you wouldnt want to cut your lenses more than once. The original so called star Pro Surgeon who performed a persons eye op, should do repairs due to warranty and follow up procedures, but they dont, they use the magic words, "give it more time" and by the time that is over, because the patient trusted the Surgeon, it's to late, all bets are off, follow up time and warranty have expired. Now the surgeon will recognise that you still have an issue and charge you again. Tradesmen operate the same way.
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Dear Julie Allison's comments elucidate the nature of our individual healing responses. A tincture of time is often the best medicine prescribed along with patience and reassurance. Thank you Allison for your comments.
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Julie, I had PRK - Lasik surgery in the fall of 2006. I thought I had ruined my vision as I had a film like sensation in the right eye for the longest time. What I found is that my vision would "pop" one step further along in healing as time went on. My vision and how my eyes felt improved in increments. My girlfriend who is 10 years younger had an almost immediate recovery. It took me over a year and a half before my vision seemed to be really stable. The blurred or filmy type experience seemed to correlate directly to how hard I was working my vision and how dry my eyes were. It was my ability to read small print that took the longest to return and its not quite where it was before I did the laser eye surgery. Your husband's vision will get progressively better. His eyes just need time to heal. Allison
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