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Postby aspenice » Fri Jun 08, 2007 9:13 pm

1. Was wondering if being obese has an effect on the outcome of lasik? What happens if you lose weight after the surgery will there be a change in vision?
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Postby LasikExpert » Sat Jun 09, 2007 3:29 am

There are many indirect problems related to obesity that can affect the eyes, such as diabetic retinopathy, however I am unable to find studies indicating a direct link between rapid weight reduction and problems with refractive surgery like Lasik.
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