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Is there an alternative vision correcting surgery for dry eyes? i heard lasik makes normal eyes dry after and i don't want my eyes to get dryer.

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Dr. Dawnielle Kerner
Specializes in Ophthalmology
LASIK no for dry eye: All refractive surgery will worsen dry eye. If you really want to correct your vision surgically then you will have to treat your dry eye first and after the surgery. There is no alternative. There are good medications and lifestyle changes you can make to improve dry eye.

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