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I See 139 Reviews About LASIK. How Many Have Positive Comments After 3 and 5 Yrs, Respect?

  • MLN123
  • 2 years ago

I went over the negative reviews about LASIK, but need a lot time to go over all positive ones to determine the % of the 139 reviewers who had LAKIS >3 and 5 yrs ago, respectively. Is there any stat on these?

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There are too many variables and changes in technology to provide meaningful answers yo this question. The longest study of patient satisfaction after laser vision correction that I am aware of showed a satisfaction level of over 80% 10 years after the procedure. Of course,all of these patients had older technology which was prone to higher levels of complications, side-effects and regression. Some of the innovations in LASIK technology have been introduced in the last couple of years. Patient satisfaction one year after these new innovations: IntraLase LASIK with wavefront technology is almost 100%. These innovations have improved success rates and safety with fewer side-effects. This should yield much higher patient satisfaction levels when polled years in the future. By the way, you can still have LASIK performed using older technology: it is generally less expensive so you will want to educate yourself on this.