The GVR Scleral Lens and Lasik
- Category: Lasik
- Created: Monday, 22 September 2014 22:41
LASIK complications are the unanticipated events that can take place after the LASIK surgery is done. Many of these complications may not take place immediately after the surgery but can take place months or years later. These complications include but are not limited to:
- 1. Severe Dry Eye (the most common complication affecting over a third of the entire post-LASIK population)
- 2. Irregular, uneven or rough corneal surface.
- 3. Blurred, distorted and unstable vision.
- 4. Reduced vision indoors and at night.
- 5. Glare, halos and starbursts and eye pain.
- 6. Vitreous floaters and posterior vitreous detachment.
- 7. Light sensitivity, ghost images and/or double vision.
- 8. Complications with the surgically induced LASIK flap such as wrinkles, debris or cellular growth beneath the flap.
- 9. Corneal ectasia which a bulging or protrusion of the corneal surface.
- 10. Corneal epithelial erosion.
- 11. Severe depression and in some instances thoughts of suicide.