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... Both microkeratomes and the bladeless femtosecond laser procedures involve the application of suction to the eye, through a vacuum suction ring, to stabilize the flap cutting instrumentation. Applying vacuum can increase/cause floaters. But one procedure isn't worse than the other in that respect. The femtosecond lasers ("Intralase" is a popular brand) have the advantage... (5 replies)
... lasering, but given the bad floaters and lingering dry eye, I'm not sure I want to go that route. ... (2 replies)
... dioptre off, which is one quarter of the lowest level of correction reading glasses come in. I can look across the valley I live in and see the individual trees clearly. ... (9 replies)

... I guess you need more moral support and people to share their experience with you to calm the post op depression that could occur. Keep courage! Take care of yourself and ENJOY LIFE! ... (5 replies)
... ghosting. For the first month I had some issues in my left eye with cloudiness or fuzziness around lights and windows and stuff. That cleared up around 5 weeks I think. ... (4 replies)
Aug 17, 2005
... I know how you feel, I actually called the hotline number for my Lasik Center today and starting crying on the phone talking to the associate about my headaches. I get so scared and worried and I don't feel like my doctors really care. ... (22 replies)
... Hang in there! I had mine done on February 13th this year and although I do not have floaters, I did have the dry eye which eased significantly at the 2 month mark. ... (6 replies)
... hen you read all of the paper work in it is states that approximately 1to 2 percent of the people the surgery does not work on.. Well I am one of that percentage and I wish at this point that I would never have had it done.YOUR eyes are very precious.. To begin with,.. ... (14 replies)
... t. As Zak said, it is good to hear some positive encouragement. I tell you, some days I wish I had paid more attention to the horror stories before my surgery, and decided NOT to do it. But I had been thinking about it for years, so if not now, I probably would have eventually done it anyway. ... (30 replies)
... What do you mean lasik lasts on average 6 to 10 years? ... (13 replies)
... satisfied 6 months after i had wavefront lasik surgery. I actually started to see floaters 4 months after the day of my surgery but i surprised my self today by forgetting about those floaters after driving my car whole day! ... (6 replies)
... One thing to keep in mind when contemplating lens wearers over time can develop issues and become intolerant to wearing them and I have heard quite a few folks who had lasik because of this and ended up with the dry eye syndrome. ... (13 replies)
6-month update
May 16, 2006
... I know when I first came here a few months ago, I was really hoping to find stories from people who had started off with problems, and ended up okay. ... (0 replies)
... Well, I did move during the procedure and I wasn't scared at all about that cause I've been well informed about the kind of performance those machine can offer. ... (1 replies)
Aug 1, 2005
... Hi, I'm hoping those of you here will participate in this survey. I had Lasik on June 2 and as of yet, I am not thrilled, downright depressed actually. One of the things that keeps me going is those of you here that are so positive! ... (8 replies)
... I had Lasik done over a year ago and still have very dry eyes. It's not a minor side effect as they say. your eyes always feel tired even though you aren't. They burn, they scratch, and they hurt. ... (22 replies)
... I had blurry eyes the whole first year, one eye was better than the other. The bad one could barely see. It was farsighted and has a lasik induced astigmatism of about the same as your better eye. It mostly cleared up. ... (2 replies)
... t. I agree with you, had i had better information upfront i would have stuck with contacts because i was happy with my vision with no risky side effects. I had lasik bc i thought it was pretty low risk, and i was worried about getting old and not being able to wear contacts. ... (7 replies)
... r of your situation, but personally, I wish I never had Lasik. I don't like the idea that I have a flap in my eye, plus I have many other complications right now and I am so depressed ...... in my opinion, please don't risk your eyes, since you already have a problem. ... (3 replies)
... Its now been 6 months and I'm still VERY unhappy with my vision. My vision is usually very good first thing in the morning and then degrades as the day goes on. I always seem to experience ghosting to some extent and it is often worse at night. ... (8 replies)

Associated Tags: blurry after lasik, glare, halo, lasik, side-effects

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