What about 5 years time?

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What about 5 years time?

Postby missdreg » Mon Jul 24, 2006 6:09 pm

I've been reading up on the Wavefront technology & have what seems like a really daft/simple/basic question:

If I have surgery now & in say 5-10 years time my eye sight deteriorates (not reading vision, I have been advised that this is 'enivitable') can one have a 'second round' of treatment?

I've tried to get an indication from this & various other sites, but have been unable to get any information apart from a 'scare story' that goes along the lines of "once it's done, you can't have it again".

I've read postings on this site & it seems that it is possible, but wondered if there were any reasons why it would not be possible?

Please advise..................thanks!
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Postby LasikExpert » Mon Jul 24, 2006 8:27 pm

Wavefront-guided enhancement surgery is not only possible, it is often used to resolve vision problems that were induced with previous surgery. Conventional or wavefront-guided enhancement surgery after initial wavefront-guided surgery is also possible.

Whether or not wavefront-guided enhancement surgery would be appropriate for you in the future would depend upon your needs at that time, if in fact you do need enhancement surgery.
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Postby missdreg » Tue Jul 25, 2006 3:36 am

Glenn, many thanks for this.......I was of the impression that I'd been on the receiving end of and "old wives' tale" but wanted to sort fact from fiction.

Mant thanks.
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Postby LasikExpert » Tue Jul 25, 2006 4:23 am

I'm glad to be of assistance. Hopefully you will never need enhancement surgery.
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