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Laser Eye Surgery Risks

19th September, 2012   0 comments

As with all surgical procedures, laser eye surgery does have risks involved. There is a very low chance of complications occuring, however as, according to the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, complications occur in less than 5% of cases. Regardless of this fact, it is still important to understand the risks involved before going ahead with the procedure. Probably one of the more common risks is dry eye after surgery. This is more common in LASIK eye surgery that uses a blade, as corneal nerves are damaged during surgery when the flap is cut. A deeper flap will cause more damage, … more

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