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 Post subject: Internat'l ophthalmologists now favor PRK over LASIK
PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2008 10:10 pm 
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OSN SuperSite Top Story 5/22/2008

International ophthalmologists voice support for PRK over LASIK

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After a discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of LASIK and PRK, the majority of international ophthalmologists in a session here changed their initial vote in favor of LASIK to favor PRK.


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Dr. Ambrosio questioned the safety of LASIK, showing a case in which a patient rubbed his eyes lightly on the first day postop and had complications. "The reduced comfort is a matter of 3 days, and it can be mitigated with medication," he said.

He pointed out that in the long term, LASIK can cause a greater impact on the ocular surface and can lead to dry eye due to the reduction in the cornea's sensitivity caused by the cutting of nerves, unlike surface ablation.



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http://www.osnsupersite.com/view.asp?rid=28421


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