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Overcoming complications of LASIK and other eye surgeries

Ismail A. Shalaby

Overcoming complications of LASIK and other eye surgeries

by Ismail A. Shalaby

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Published by Sunrise River Press in North Branch, MN .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Ismail A. Shalaby and Dean A. Haycock
ContributionsHaycock, Dean A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRE85 .S53 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24379725M
ISBN 109781934716021
LC Control Number2009051547
OCLC/WorldCa430053147

  Each LASIK candidate has a unique set of general and eye health circumstances and lifestyle goals that need to be carefully assessed with the surgeon before electing to go ahead with the surgery. Although LASIK benefits many people, for others it may not be the best choice. Research suggests the incidence of LASIK complications with flaps is about percent () of all LASIK surgeries (Study of Corneal flap complications from Codet Aris Vision Institute). In most cases, the risk of LASIK complications with flaps do not permanently decrease visual acuity.

Although most people have no problems with LASIK surgery, complications are possible and can range from minor problems, such as mild inflammation or dry eyes, to more serious issues, such as severe infection, detachment of the retina, and a hole in the cornea. As part of making an informed treatment decision, discuss these possible complications of LASIK surgery with your eyecare provider.   LASIK corrective eye surgery has a complication rate of % and has been linked to suicides including that of Michigan meteorologist Jessica .

Doctors have developed other surgeries similar to the standard LASIK procedure. These include the following. Wavefront-guided LASIK uses a highly detailed "map" of how light moves through the eye Author: Brenda Conaway.   To report your Lasik complications to the FDA, click here. Many people know someone who loves the result of their Lasik eye surgery. The freedom .


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LASIK, or laser in-situ keratomileusis, works for people who are nearsighted, farsighted, or have astigmatism. Like other laser eye surgeries, the doctor reshapes your cornea so it can focus. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Overcoming Complications of LASIK and Other Eye Surgeries by Hancock Dean A.

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A skilled and experienced LASIK eye surgeon can reduce these risks and enable you to achieve the best results with LASIK eye surgery.

Image Credits:Amin Ashrafzadeh. Dean Haycock is a science and medical writer living in New York. He is the author of "Characters on the Couch, Exploring Psychology Through Literature and Film" (ABC-CLIO/Greewood, ); "Murderous Minds: Exploring the Criminal Psychopathic Brain: Neurological Imaging and the Manifestation of Evil" (Pegasus Books), "The Everything Health Guide to Adult Bipolar Disorder," 2nd and 3rd Editions /5.

He also is the co-author of "Avoiding and Dealing with Complications of LASIK and Other Eye Surgeries" (with Ismail A. Shalaby, M.D., Ph.D.) He earned a Ph.D.

in neurobiology from Brown University and a fellowship from the National Institute of Mental Health to study at The/5. Still, Lasik has risks and possible side effects that can be serious.

Lasik and other vision-correcting surgeries reshape your cornea to refocus light entering your eye. There’s no upper age-limit for the surgery, though an age-related eye condition like cataracts can make you a bad candidate for Lasik. LASIK or Lasik (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis), commonly referred to as laser eye surgery or laser vision correction, is a type of refractive surgery for the correction of myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism.

LASIK surgery is performed by an ophthalmologist who uses a laser or microkeratome to reshape the eye's cornea in order to improve visual : Possible LASIK Side Effects & LASIK Eye Surgery Risks.

With any surgical procedure there are potential risks involved. In the case of LASIK eye surgery, most risks and potential complications are not significantly vision threatening.

However, recent data has documented that the complication rate with LASIK is less than 1% of procedures performed and most patients who experience LASIK. Overcoming Complications of Lasik and Other Eye Surgeries Sunrise River Press Every year in the United States, thousands of people have laser vision correction : Book Author at Self Employed.

Overcoming Complications of Lasik and Other Eye Surgeries Ismail A. Shalaby & Dean A. Haycock Sunrise River press Grand Avenue, North Branch, MN$, Eye surgery is a great way to free one's life from glasses and contacts, but there lies great risk with them as well.

LASIK Eye Surgery Risks & Complications November 6, The problem is, with the rising number of surgeries, there are also more cases of long-term damage being done. People just don’t always know about the potential risks that come with LASIK. Chronic dry eyes resulting from LASIK can cause a host of other problems in surgery.

LASIK induces temporary dry eye in everyone. For the majority of healthy eyes, it is not a protracted issue. If patients have pre-existing dry eye, the post-op symptoms can be very bothersome and decrease vision.

It is important to screen every LASIK candidate very closely for dry eye, and treat aggressively when encountered. Disclaimer: Griffin & Reed Eye Care provides eye surgery and LASIK laser vision correction for Sacramento, Roseville, Folsom, Stockton and nearby areas of California.

This website is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be taken as medical advice. For more information and advice on LASIK surgery, take a look at the following books: The Complete Book of Laser Eye Surgery LASIK: A Guide to Laser Vision Correction Overcoming Complications of Lasik and Other Eye Surgeries Lasik: The Eye Laser Miracle: The Complete Guide to.

A patient should consider the potential complications and known side effects against the benefits of LASIK surgery before they move forward with the procedure.

Here’s an example. Let’s say you woke up with a dull pain in your lower right abdomen and, after a few hours, it doesn’t go away. LASIK is an acronym for Laser Assisted In-situ Keratomileusis and has been deemed by the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery and the Eye Surgery Educational Council to be a safe and effective treatment for a host of common vision disorders.

Such disorders include myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism. Mid–late Postoperative Complications.

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