Significant difference from OSD apparent between period of time after surgery, lack of signs
Laser refractive procedures such as laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) and photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) are considered some of the most ground-breaking inventions in elective eye surgery.
Prior to laser vision correction, ODs carefully examine the cornea. They evaluate the tear film, meibomian glands, curvature of both the front and back of the cornea; and measure overall corneal thickness.
A common symptom, dry eye can have an adverse impact on visual recovery and outcomes
I have enjoyed working in a laser referral center for the better part of my career. I have seen procedure volume grow, plummet, then grow and decline again, and now back to growing.
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“Oops”—it is a short, one-syllable word that most of us use on occasion—but never by surgeons.
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My mother’s prescription was +6.00-3.00 x 178 or so in each eye prior to cataract surgery; my 20-year-old daughter’s prescription is +5.75-2.50x07. Aren’t genetics grand?
One of your patients, who previously had LASIK, now needs cataract surgery.