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A 27-year-old male asked:

what are the downsides of eye corrective surgery? can i go to the gym if i make it? do eyes revert to bad sight in old age?

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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Complicated: As any surgery it has risks, which you should discuss in detail with your surgeon. Complications are rare but you need to make intelligent choice.
Dr. Sheron Marshall
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
LASIK usually has more upsides than down. Talk with your surgeon about the risks, benefits, and activity restrictions. LASIK is usually very stable, but your eye focusing ability is not, and loss of muscle tone causes you to need glasses again forfor different activities as
Mar 2, 2013

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