Exposing the LASIK Scam

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 Post subject: late onset keratoconus
PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2008 3:25 pm 

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http://www.crstoday.com/PDF%20Articles/ ... 508_09.php

A 23-year-old male presented for a LASIK evaluation in October 2000. Preoperatively, he had manifest refractions of -5.00 +0.75 X 90 OD and -5.25 +0.75 X 85 OS, and his pachymetry measurements were 525 ?m OD and 520 ?m OS. Computed topography was normal (Figure 1). LASIK surgery was uneventful.

The patient's last follow-up visit to your practice occurred in 2002. Computed topography was normal. His UCVA measured 20/15 OU. He had manifest refractions of plano +0.25 X 140 = 20/15 OD and -0.25 D spherical equivalent for a visual acuity of 20/15 OS.

In 2007, the patient returned with a complaint of decreasing vision in his right eye during the past several months. His UCVA measured 20/70 OD, and he had a manifest refraction of -4.25 +3.50 X 142 OD. The UCVA and manifest refraction for his left eye were unchanged. Figure 2 shows the results of computed topography.

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PostPosted: Fri May 30, 2008 2:30 pm 

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These cases of late onset LASIK INDUCED ECTASIA are very disturbing. I met an eye doctor this week who does not perform LASIK who told me that he has a patient who had LASIK 10 years ago and has recently developed ectasia.

Broken Eyes

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

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Here's one I stumbled upon today:
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