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What are the disadvantages of LASIK eye surgery?

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Despite the pluses, there are some disadvantages to LASIK eye surgery:

  • LASIK is technically complex. Rare problems may occur when the doctor creates the flap, which can permanently affect vision. This is one reason to choose a surgeon who is very experienced at performing these surgeries.
  • LASIK can rarely cause a loss of "best" vision. Your best vision is the highest degree of vision that you achieved while wearing your contacts or eyeglasses.

From: LASIK Eye Surgery WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: The Food and Drug Administration.

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on April 19, 2018

SOURCE: The Food and Drug Administration.

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on April 19, 2018

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