Q&A: Have there been any new procedural advancements that would help someone considering laser surgery?
posted on 2/27/2014
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have there been any new procedural advancements that would help someone considering laser surgery - Linda
The biggest advance in laser vision correction is the refinement of noninvasive lasek. This is 10x safer than LASIK because the cutting step is eliminated
LASIK is a good procedure and I performed about 5,000 LASIKs. I even had it myself. Common side effects are dry eyes and night glare. Which I also have myself
Since switching to the better, safer LASEK procedure I've performed 10,000 procedures, with none of these LASIK problems
So people who wanted a safer procedure than LASIK need wait no longer--they should just get LASEK
--Emil William Chynn, MD, FACS, MBA
New York, NY
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