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How can I keep my eyes open in lasik eye surgery?

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Dr. Richard Witlin
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Doctor does it

The surgeon uses an instrument to gently open and separate your eyelids during the surgery.
The instrument is called an eyelid speculum and is not painful.

In brief: Doctor does it

The surgeon uses an instrument to gently open and separate your eyelids during the surgery.
The instrument is called an eyelid speculum and is not painful.
Dr. Richard Witlin
Dr. Richard Witlin
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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Lid speculum

A mechanical device called a lid speculum holds your eyes open during lasik.
You cannot close them with this device in place.

In brief: Lid speculum

A mechanical device called a lid speculum holds your eyes open during lasik.
You cannot close them with this device in place.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Dr. Tim Conrad
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