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The Risk of Laser Surgery

There are various of eyes disease. We can named it like myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), or astigmatism. Nowadays, people with defective eyes used laser surgery as their treatment to cure their eyes disease. But did  you know that this laser surgery thing also has some risk which can affect your vision, even your life?

 

Correction error
The surgeon may have taken out the wrong amount of tissue and the patient’s vision worsens.

 

Epithelial in-growth
The surface of the cornea starts growing into the cornea itself. This can cause vision problems and may need further surgery.

 

Ectasia
The cornea becomes too thin. This can result in worse vision. Sometimes the deterioration of vision may be severe.

 

Keratitis
The cornea becomes infected.
In most countries the risk of complications from laser eye surgery is very small. It depends on how experienced the surgeon is, and how accurately the patient was assessed beforehand.

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