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Kornmehl Laser Eye Associates

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Category: Wavefront

Risks and Complications with LASIK (Pt. 8)

Corneal Ectasia Corneal ectasia is a disorder that appears just like keratoconus but develops after LASIK.  It is also called secondary keratoconus oriatrogenic keratoconus.  It is very rare, and its causes are uncertain. Some patients who develop ectasia after LASIK would have developed keratoconus even without LASIK surgery because of their genetic predisposition. Other patients develop it because… Read the full article

Risks and Complications with LASIK (Pt. 7)

Diffuse Lamellar Keratitis This condition, diffuse lamellar keratitis (DLK)- also known as “sands of the Sahara” syndrome- is an inflammation that occurs in the space between the corneal flap and the underlying stroma. This relatively rare condition is typically observed by the doctor the day after surgery. You may have no symptoms, or you may notice some haziness… Read the full article