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Risk In Wearing Contacts Before LASIK Surgery?

I have gone for my Lasik consultation were they checked my eyes. I did not wear my contacts for two weeks and came back to have them dilated and... READ MORE

Problems, Risks, Drawbacks of Lasik Eye Surgery

Sir I am 22 years old and I have been wearing contact lense for last six years. I have heard about some serious drawbacks of lasik such as flap never... READ MORE

IFS Intralase Vs. Lasik - Will IFS Reduce Risk of Complications?

A eye clinic near me is promoting iFS intralase for vision correction. their ads say iFS is safer and faster than Lasik because its the latest... READ MORE

Will LASIK Reshaping of my Cornea Lessen my Risk for Cataracts?

Cataracts run in my family, and I was wondering if LASIK surgery lessens the risk I will develop cataracts at a later date. How likely is it I will... READ MORE

Lasik and Mountain Climbing, Are there Any Risks with the Altitude?

I had Lasik over 12 years ago and am now planning on climbing Mt Elbrus, would it still have a bearing on the altitude after having had the op so long... READ MORE

3 Worst Lasik Complications

I am fearful of lasik and wonder what's the worst potential outcome. I know one bad complication could be a irreversibly scarred cornea which... READ MORE

Lasek (PRK) Removes Bowman's Layer Permanently. Will It Cause Adverse Effect to Eyes?

Will Lasek (PRK) weaken the eyes significantly ? Lasek (PRK) removes bowman's layer permanently. Will it cause adverse affect to eyes ? What is the... READ MORE

Will Lasik Lead to Corneal Transplant?

Is it true that after Lasik/ PRK a patient is in very high risk of corneal transplant years after the procedure? There are stories of corneal... READ MORE

High Prescription and Astigmatism?

I have high prescription with high astigmatism. Based on the minus cylinder prescription, I am -10.5 with -4 astigmatism and -9.25 with 2.75... READ MORE

Lasik and Eye Infection

I'm scheduled to have my lasik in 3 days and i got mild eye infection my DR put me on antibiotics eye drops and ointment .. and told me it will... READ MORE

I Have A Thin Cornea, and Diagnosed With Ankylosing Spondylitis. Lasik/PRK or Problems to Be Aware Of?

I have been advised that I have a thin cornea size of 478 microns. A few years ago, I was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis. My contact lens... READ MORE

Should I Have Lasik to Correct -3.00 to 20/20 ?

I am 24 yrs old and my prescription is stable at -3.00 (both eyes) with -1.00 astigmatism is left eye. Corneal thickness: 560 microns (left) and 557... READ MORE

Is It Safe To Get Lasik After Being Diagnosed With Epilepsy?

I was diagnosed with Epilepsy 10 months ago and with medication, have been seizure free for 9 months. Is it possible for me to get Lasik? READ MORE

What is the Ideal Corneal Thickness for -7.5 Prescription?

I am 28 and my prescription is -7 and -7.5 , after 2 days of not wearing contact lenses my cornea thickness was 490, I re checked after taking... READ MORE

What are the Different Cons that Could Come Along with getting LASIK?

I've wanted custom wave-front LASIK for many years; my vision in both eyes is -3.75 and has remaind stable. Dr. says I'm a candidate; however... READ MORE

Corneal Thinning and Lasik?

Keratoconus (a serious disease) is caused by thinning of the central cornea. Lasik (refractive surgery) thins the central part of the cornea. Don't... READ MORE

Why is There So Much Controversy About Laser Eye Surgery?

There are many websites to warn people about the dangers of laser vision correction. These sites basically say that Laser surgery damages every eye by... READ MORE

I Had Lasik Surgery, Now I Have Graves Disease Are They Related?

I had dry eye before my lasik, now I think I may have graves disease? do you think this is related to the lasik surgery? READ MORE

Is Lasik Safe or Dangerous?

There are numerous cases of corneal ectasia happening after Lasik. How can a procedure like Lasik be safe if it induces corneal ectasia years after... READ MORE

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