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What Are the Risks of Lasik Eye Surgery?
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LASIK is a very safe procedure but no surgery is risk free
LASIK is a very safe procedure but no surgery is risk free. Infection, inflammation, ectasia (weakening of the cornea), dry eye, halos are all possible.
Risks of Laser Eye Surgery(Lasik or Cataract Surgery)
I like to separate post operative difficulties, whether after Laser Vision Correction(Lasik or PRK) or cataract surgery with the use of advanced technology intraocular lenses, into two columns. The first, and mildest, are what I call the "nuisance" issues and consist of short term dry eye, glare and halo when driving at night and occasional light sensitivity. These all resolve on their own, but, sometime, I use eyedrops to speed the process along. The second group I term...