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A 44-year-old member asked:

Could laser eye treatment actually work?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Depends: Laser is used to treat many things in the eye from abnormal vessels, to lens power. It works in most cases. Check with your ophthalmologist (optometrists cannot do laser surgery) if this has been advised for you.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

What is the risk of laser eye treatment ?

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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Too vague: Lasik? For diabetes/glaucoma? For lasik, it depends a lot on how much astigmatism, how thin your cornea, how myopic you are. Risk of blindness, or dry eye, or glare/halos etc.? You need to speak to the surgeon and then get a 2nd opinion- this forum is not ideal.

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