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Dryness has been associated with LASIK. The patient underwent 7 refractive procedures on the left eye and wanted CL. TBUT was greatly reduced with no symptoms may be due in part to the corneal hypothesia typical of LASIK. The two treatment courses are presented: dry eye and fitting of the CL.
PURPOSE: Patient advocates claim that poor surgical outcomes after LASIK surgery have the potential to devastate those affected and in extreme cases, may even lead to suicide behavior. The purpose of this study was to evaluate measures of psychological well-being among patients seeking LASIK prior to any surgical intervention and compare those meas…
PURPOSE: To describe a case of contact lens fitting after lasik complication DESIGN: Case report and bibliographic review. CASE REPORT: a 35 year myopic caucasian male with no contraindication for lasik surgery was schedule for the procedure. The eye rotated under microkeratome creating an incomplete flap because of a loss of suction and a dryness …
A small percentage of LASIK patients experience blurry vision after the procedure. Long term visual results, treatment options and ways to prevent vision regression will be discussed. Management of the refractive surgery enhancement patient will also be reviewed.
LASIK is the gold standard for refractive surgery however, some patients are not good candidates. During this course alternative procedures to LASIK including ICR, Phakic IOLs, Conductive Keratoplasty, and other new exciting procedures under FDA investigation are reviewed.
LASIK has become the gold standard for refractive surgery however, some patients are not good candidates. This course will cover alternative procedures to LASIK including ICR, Phakic IOL's, Conductive Therapy, and other new exciting procedures under FDA investigation.
LASIK has become the gold standard for refractive surgery however, some patients are not good candidates. This course will cover alternative procedures to LASIK including ICR, Phakic IOL's, Conductive Therapy, and other new exciting procedures under FDA investigation.
The LASIK procedure has gained popularity throughout the world in the past several years, and despite a high success rate, some complications have developed. Herein, we report on six such complications successfully treated at the University of Michigan, W.K. Kellogg Eye Clinic. 1. Buttonhole flap. Complaint: monocular diplopia, difficulty driving a…
PURPOSE. Refractive surgery will damage some corneal nerves thus, corneal sensitivity will reduce. LASIK does not subject the central corneal epithelium and its associated neural network to damage from the excimer laser but the preceding keratome will cut peripheral nerves and this may affect central corneal sensitivity (CCS). Our aim was to assess…
BACKGROUND: Goblet cells of conjunctival epithelium produce a mucin layer of tear film. It has been shown that after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) both using mechanical microkeratome or femtosecond laser for flap creation there is a considerable reduction in goblet cell populations.CASE REPORT(S): A 33 years old female went to our clinic for…

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