It is not unfair to assume that most normal patients would do quite a bit of research and mind searching before committing to an extremely invasive and irreversible procedure like LASIK eye surgery.
The opposite is however true for what happens AFTER the successful process.
The common belief is that now my “eyes are fixed” and I can get along without worrying about my vision and do not need regular eye exams any more.
This is a big misconception and a big mistake that patients make.
All eyes change with age and are not stable over long periods. Your eyes after LASIK change due to aging and as we grow older are still just as likely to develop health problems such as Glaucoma, Retinal degenerations, detachment and Cataracts as well as an increase in dry eye problems after LASIK.
The need for regular EYE EXAMS is in fact, far more important after this type of surgery for the following reasons;
I trust that this information will at least get you thinking about your eyes health and at best you will make an appointment to confirm your eyes health.
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