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Are there any subtstitute for betamethasone eyedrops after lasik eye surgery?

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Dr. Richard Witlin
LASIK Surgery 46 years experience
Yes: it is customary to use steroid eye drops for several days after lasik surgery. There are several different brands of steroids that can be used. There are typically no adverse systemic effects from the steroid drops, as the amount of steroid used is quite small and the duration of treatment is usually short.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

What is a substitute for betamethasone eyedrops after lasik eye surgery?

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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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Steroid drop: Steroid drop like Pred Forte (prednisolone) or Dexamethasone can be used.
A 37-year-old member asked:

Is there a replacement for betamethasone eyedrops after lasik eye surgery?

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Yes: There are other topical steroids which can be used. Check with your surgeon for possibilities.

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