Does anyone know if it safe to have lasek eye surgery while pregnant?

Not advised. The procedure is no more dangerous when you're pregnant, however it is still not advised. Lasek is an elective procedure in which medications need to be used. Unnecessary medication use while pregnant is best avoided. Also, pregnancy can cause fluctuations in your prescription and this can lead to less accurate outcomes.
No. No. Laser eye surgery is not recommended during pregnancy due to refractive instability, need for topical meds not approved for use during pregnancy, and use of laser not intended to be exposed to pregnant patients. I wait until my patients have delivered and completed breastfeeding and have a stable refraction prior to performing laser eye surgery.
LASEK pregnancy. I've done about 20, 000 procedures including over 100 on women who didn't know they were pregnant yet. They all got 20/20. No effect on their final outcome. So the teaching that pregnancy affects refractive surgery outcome is incorrect and needs to be updated.

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Does anyone know if it safe to have lasek eye surgery if history of retinal tear?

LASEK vs LASIK . You can't have lasik as i'd have to jack up the eye pressure to cut the lasik flap which could extend the tear. Lasek is safe as there's no cut so no pressure or tear extension risk. You may need a retinal laser first. I've done over 100 laseks in patients w retinal tears wo a single complication. Read more...

About how much does the lasek eye surgery really cost?

Varies. National average is just over $2000 per eye. Beware of discount centers which offer very low prices. This is only possible with substandard equipment and inexperienced surgeons. Read more...
Cost of LASEK. A few thousand dollars per eye. A few hundred dollars more per eye than the older cutting lasik procedure. Less than a decade of further contacts and eyeglass use! Read more...

Is it normal to still have blurry eyesight after lasek eye surgery?

Maybe. Depending on how long after surgery you are this may be normal. If you have completed your recovery then this could also indicate the need for an enhancement. May time the healing process can tak up to 6 months or more. If you are concerned i would talk to your doctor. Read more...
Blurry vision LASEK . Healing takes longer after lasek than lasik. But you should see like you did with glasses after about a week even so. Read more...

2 weeks after lasek eye surgery I can see light redness in the white of the eye is that normal, ?

Depends. If the eyes are irritable no, but the best thing is contact your surgeon. Read more...
Probably. This could be an indication of a slight bruising of the superficial vessels over the white part of the eye. An exam with your ophthalmologist can diagnose it readily. Read more...

Hi its been 2 weeks I have had lasek eye surgery, and today I have noticed light redness to one side of the out line of my cornea.

Speak with your surg. It is not uncommon to have a broken blood vessel after any type of eye surgery. There is surface touch and manipulation with surgery and a broken blood vessel or subconjunctival hemorrhage can occur. This is rarely a problem unless severe. If this developed 2 weeks out, it could have been a spontaneous subconj hemorrhage. It is also possible that you have another issue. Please call md. Read more...
Possible bruise. This could be an indication of a slight bruising of the superficial vessels over the white part of the eye, maybe from rubbing the eye area, or a forceful cough/sneeze. An exam with your ophthalmologist can diagnose it readily. Read more...

Can you do lasek eye surgery if you have a lazy eye?

Maybe. This is something you should discuss with your surgeon. The answer depends on the attributes of the lazy eye including its cause and severity. Read more...
LASEK amblyopia . Yes see my other answer and website and escrs paper given in milan this year for details. Read more...

How does it feel like a month later of lasek eye surgery?

Fine. The recover time from lasik surgery is usually for day of surgery and then resumption of normal activities. You usually feel better because vision is improved.However, your vision will usually get even better as your eyes heal. Read more...
Normal. In most cases, the eyes feel normal one month after lasek surgery. Read more...