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... For anyone considering LASIK surgery, the grass is not always greener. I had it done on November 17, 2005. For the first year everything seemed ok. ... (1 replies)
... I was diagnosed with dry eyes before my LASIK surgery. ... (11 replies)
... I was curious if having dry eyes before surgery will make the dry eyes a lot worse after surgery. That is my only concern about having it done. I appreciate any info on this! ... (11 replies)

... I have never had dry eyes before, and thanks to some info on this board, I am taking flaxseed oil pills. ... (11 replies)
... Yes! And, just to make my point stronger, I don't recall having dry eye before I had Lasik and, my Lasik doc never told me I did. ... (11 replies)
... eye now that you are tested by Schirmer's, TBUT, and have them stain your corneas and look at them under a slit lamp to determine the extent of your dryness now before your surgery. ... (11 replies)
... I went for my appointment to make sure everything was ok for Saturday surgery. I questioned the dry eyes. They tested them and decided that I need to get control of this problem before getting surgery. I got a prescriptin for restasis. ... (11 replies)
... I am so glad you listened to us and found out about your dry eyes ahead of time! I think you really just missed a bullet there! ... (11 replies)
... Susey, how long was the procedure to check for dry eyes? ... (11 replies)
... I wanted to weigh in here! My suggestion is for you to have your regular eye doctor do the dry eye test and the reason is that, they have nothing to gain. The Lasik doc has your couple or more thousands of dollars to gain by giving you a false reading if your dry eye test comes back less than great. ... (11 replies)
... hi, I have been using restatis for 2 months now, pre lasik. I just had the lasik 2 days ago. I think the restatis does help, it just takes time, so I think you might see some improvement if you are just starting it! ... (1 replies)
... Dry eyes before surgery can definitely put you at a higher risk after surgery. ... (4 replies)
... I was put on restasis in November and my eyes were less dry and I was able to get the surgery done on Feb 9th. The dry eye test is just putting strips under your eye and waiting a few minutes and you get the results right away. I had lasik and am back on my restasis now. ... (11 replies)
... WHY would any doctor perform lasik KNOWING you had dry enough eyes before, that CONTACTS were uncomfortable? ... (7 replies)
... I agree with Hating glasses. I had my lasik surgeon test me but it wouldn't hurt to have your eye doctor check. That would be a neutral person. ... (11 replies)
... I had lasik 11 years ago when I was in my late 30's. ... (6 replies)
... The light sensitivity for me was only an issue for a few weeks. The dry eyes, however, lasted for months. ... (4 replies)
... I had the procedure done a year ago last May. I had dry eyes before the surgery, but have them a lot less now. I have a thyroid condition so dry eyes are very common when undertreated. I love not having to wear glasses. Everyday I am still in amazement that I can see. ... (10 replies)
... If you had problem with dry eyes before this surgery, you will probably not be pleased with how drier your eyes can become. ... (6 replies)
... Does anyone know what the average time for people to be sensitive to light and have dry eyes after lasik? ... (4 replies)

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