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how safe and effective is laser therapy for improving vision.did any bad experiences?

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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Could be safe: It depends if the person is a good candidate for surgery. It is not recommended for thin corneal thickness, keratoconus, very large pupil and very high refractive corrections.

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Yes: Lasers are medical devices and as such have dangers such as causing burns with permanent scars or blindness. That is why they must be used in most states under the direction of a doctor. There are some home devices sold which obviously have fewer dangers but also less reliable results. If you are using home devices, follow the manufacturer's instructions carefully to avoid problems.

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