Laser Eye Surgery Safe Long-Term: Study

Posted on November 11th, 2009 by Kelley Luckstein

Laser eye surgery doesn't appear to have long-term effects on the cells that line the inside of the cornea, a new study has found…


The study findings are published in the November issue of the journal Archives of Ophthalmology.


"Our results support the findings of numerous short-term studies that found no significant endothelial cell loss after Lasik and PRK," wrote Drs. Sanjay V. Patel and William M. Bourne, of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.




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Tags: Laser Eye Surgery, LASIK, Ophthalmology

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