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LASIK, as with any surgery, comes with risks. The following are some complications associated with the LASIK procedure:
Flap Complications: Resulting from irregular flaps, such as folds or wrinkles from a poor cut. This results in visual aberrations.
Incomplete Corrections: Things such as over or under corrections. These result in blurred vision and poor vision.
Decentered Ablations: The result of this is visual aberrations.
Haze: Another complication that results in visual aberrations.
Infection: An infection could show itself with oozing, redness of the eyes, and pain.
These are just a small list of the complications associated with the LASIK procedure. Please speak to your doctor about all the complications that are possible.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|