Exposing the LASIK Scam

One Surgeon at a Time
It is currently Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:10 am

All times are UTC




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: A patient describes living with night vision disturbances
PostPosted: Sat Jul 07, 2007 6:34 pm 
Offline
 Profile

Joined: Sat Nov 26, 2005 1:23 pm
Posts: 2080
This was posted by a patient suffering from night vision disturbances several years ago.


Earth wrote:
I can tell you, that glare, starburst, haloes and loss of night vision are not minor complications. They are life altering! After you have suffered with them long enough, you may not recognize yourself. The panic, fear and depression i get from this is staggering. I am truly amazed that i have been able to continue with my "so-called" life. The human spirit is amazing at what it can endure....but I will tell you this...if they say that adversity will make you stronger.. there is some truth to that... but it is only a half-truth in something like this..... because... although i do not show it outwardly... I am a broken person in my heart and soul... i don't enjoy life.. I endure it...Everything i do is made difficult by having damaged vision....no amount of positive thinking can change that.

_________________
Broken Eyes

"The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men." Plato


Top
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 6:34 pm 
Offline
 Profile

Joined: Thu Nov 24, 2005 9:06 pm
Posts: 297
Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2006 Aug;17(4):373-9.
Pupil size and corneal laser surgery.
Salz JJ, Trattler W.
University of Southern California and Los Angeles County Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA. jjsalzeye@aol.com

Quote:
A dramatic example of a patient who was not informed about these risks was detailed in a letter to the editor of the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery in 1998 [6], from a patient with 9.0-mm scotopic pupils. He stated, ?I have grown fearful of the night and feel that I am its hostage. Psychologically, LASIK has proven to be a devastating choice for me?.

_________________
Bill

"What concerns me is that if the person informing the patient is themselves poorly or inaccurately informed then how on earth can consent ever be truly informed?" Dr. Sarah Smith


Top
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 

All times are UTC


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
cron
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group  
Design By Poker Bandits