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 Post subject: Dr Mengele move over!
PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2007 6:31 pm 
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Relation of pre-LASIK and post-LASIK retinal lesions and retinal examination for LASIK eyes.
Br J Ophthalmol. 2005; 89(3):299-301 (ISSN: 0007-1161)
Chan CK ; Tarasewicz DG ; Lin SG
Southern California Desert Retina Consultants, PO Box 2467, Palm Springs, CA 92263, USA. Pschan@aol.com

AIMS: Analysis of highly myopic eyes (mean myopia -11 D) with post-LASIK vitreoretinal complications (breaks, retinal detachment) that also had pre-LASIK vitreoretinal pathology (lattice, breaks). METHODS: Retrospective case series. RESULTS: 67 eyes in 56 patients with pre-LASIK retinal examination developed post-LASIK vitreoretinal complications. 17 of the 67 eyes (25.4%) had pre-LASIK vitreoretinal pathology. 10 of the 17 eyes that underwent pre-LASIK prophylactic retinal treatment still developed post-LASIK lesions. They developed adjacent to pre-LASIK lesions for 15 of 17 eyes (88.2%), and outside of quadrant(s) of pre-LASIK lesions for five eyes (29.4%). CONCLUSION: Pre-LASIK retinal examination may predict locations of certain post-LASIK retinal lesions that may develop in highly myopic eyes with pre-LASIK vitreoretinal pathology, but prophylactic treatment may not prevent all post-LASIK vitreoretinal complications

I swore a Hippocratic Oath to "Do No Harm." I don't know what refractive surgeons did!

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