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... 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)
... 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 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)
... I just had lasik done a few days ago, and i had never been aware of having dry eyes prior to surgery. Since the procedure, my eyes will spontaneously start burning, and when I put any kind of drops in, they burn also. ... (10 replies)
... I had lasik 11 years ago when I was in my late 30's. ... (6 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)
... I am very happy with the results. I had dry eye to begin with and have been using restatis for 2 months. I actually feel better with the dry eye since the surgery. I still have to use drops a lot. ... (4 replies)
... i think having dry eyes before might be a factor. i was lucky in that i've never had a problem and wore contacts for 30 years without incident. ... (2 replies)
... t of the above complications will resolve during the normal healing time which is at least 3 months. Complete healing time is usually 6 months after the surgery. Lasik definitely is not A NEXT DAY MIRACLE HEALING OPERATION. ... (5 replies)
... I am going in for a Lasik consult tomorrow. I have not been a candidate for contacts in the past due to dry eyes and protein build up. With contacts, after several days, they would become cloudy and I'd begin to feel my contacts dragging when blinking. ... (2 replies)
... Had lasik 3 months ago and I'm not happy, has been the worst 3 months of my life and I am wooried it will never get any better. ... (8 replies)
... Make sure they test you for dry eyes before the surgery. Some clinics test for this. ... (3 replies)
... I have had many complications due to the dry eyes, such as epithelium cells detaching, rough dry spots, and yes, constant dry eyes. Remember, I was already severely dry to start with. ... (3 replies)
... I had Lasik surgery 4 years ago. I also had a horrible astimagtism before my surgery. I had an enhancement due to how heavy my astimagtism was. Although the correction was right, I have extremely bad dry eyes. ... (7 replies)
... left and right and I did have dry eyes. ... (0 replies)
... Today marks the day when I had my lasik operation exactly 7 months ago. ... (6 replies)
... Hi everybody, Im new to this thread. Ive finally discovered this thread after constantly looking for answers to my own lasik problems. ... (7 replies)
... First of all, let me say, I am certainly not an expert on lasik and pregnancy. I've never even been pregnant, but I did have lasik 4 and a half months ago, so I figured I'd give my 2 cents. ... (8 replies)
... Eye gets dry in front of the computer screen, as you blink less often. ... (6 replies)




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