Overcoming complications of LASIK and other eye surgeries
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Published by Sunrise River Press in North Branch, MN .
Written in English


  • LASIK (Eye surgery) -- Complications,
  • Eye -- Surgery -- Complications

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Ismail A. Shalaby and Dean A. Haycock.
ContributionsHaycock, Dean A.
LC ClassificationsRE85 .S53 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24103970M
ISBN 109781934716021
LC Control Number2009051547

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  Like any other surgery, there will be potential risks, side effects and limitations that you should be fully aware of before opting to undergo any type of procedure. 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.