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LASIK Surgery Can Cause Dry Eye Syndrome

LASIK Surgery Can Cause Dry Eye Syndrome

While LASIK eye surgery in most cases results in vision improvement to 20/20 or better, an occasional subject becomes affected by a chronic condition in which the eye has a problem with lack of lubrication.     This condition is known as dry-eye syndrome . It can affect those... Read More


Good Pupil Diameter Key for Successful LASIK Surgery

Good Pupil Diameter Key for Successful LASIK Surgery

Laser eye surgery, hugely successful for the great majority of patients, can fail if a subject’s pupils are too large.     Thus, a good eye doctor who wants to provide patients with LASIK surgery (short for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis ) to correct faulty visio... Read More


Synchrotron X-Ray Research Being Used to Advance LASIK

Synchrotron X-Ray Research Being Used to Advance LASIK

British researchers using X-rays from a massive particle accelerator are investigating the human cornea and making discoveries that could help create the next generation of LASIK eye surgery – and even one day develop an artificial cornea.     Keith Meek, head of the Str... Read More


LASIK's Reality: Impermanent for Many

LASIK's Reality: Impermanent for Many

LASIK eye surgery effectively and safely corrects severe nearsightedness, the results lasting for at least 10 years – but a significant proportion of the procedures need to be redone during that time, a recent study revealed. Moreover, only 40 percent of LASIK patients avoid the use o... Read More


Strengthening Eye Collagen Fixes 2 Vision Disorders

Strengthening Eye Collagen Fixes 2 Vision Disorders

Two little-known but related eye conditions, one stemming from LASIK vision-correction surgery, plunge sufferers into a world of blurriness and sensitivity to glare and light. But a novel development involving treatment with vitamin B2 drops and ultraviolet light, already approved in Europe, h... Read More


Pregnancy and LASIK Don't Mix

Pregnancy and LASIK Don't Mix

When a woman is pregnant or breastfeeding, her hormonal balance shifts dramatically. This causes her body to retain more fluid. And when this happens, her eyes' lenses swell, too, making a correct diagnosis to fix her vision problems with LASIK surgery all but impossible. When the lens swells... Read More


Lasik Helps U.S. Retain Pilots, Astronauts

Lasik Helps U.S. Retain Pilots, Astronauts

The natural human aging process is in a constant war with the U.S. military and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Aging has always degraded the vision of Air Force pilots, Navy divers and NASA astronauts - and this has made it difficult for the respective services to retain t... Read More


La Fuerza Aérea permite a los pilotos volar con una cirugía Lasik

La Fuerza Aérea permite a los pilotos volar con una cirugía Lasik

Por primera vez la fuerza aérea Estadounidense está permitiendo volar a los aspirantes a pilotos y a los miembros de la tripulación aérea, aún si se han sometido a una cirugía ocular Lasik. Desde el 2001, la fuerza aérea ha permitido a los candidatos a pilotos o miembros de tripulación de que... Read More



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