Could Chemosis Be Fraxel Side Effect?

I have had chemosis in one eye. It began one month after fraxel laser treatment. Is it a coincidence or related to the fraxel treatment.


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Chemosis as a Fraxel side effect

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Chemosis is a very common problem and is generally unrelated to laser treatments. There are a whole variety of causes of chemosis, some serious, others not. The best thing to do is to see an ophthalmologist for an evaluation of this problem. The association with your Fraxel laser treatment would appear to be a coincidence.

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