Is LASIK Worth the Risk?
The possible benefits of LASIK surgery may not justify the risks. You have fairly good (overall) vision. If you see well enough to need contacts or glasses only part of the time, improvement from the surgery may not be worth the risks.
What are the long-term side effects of laser eye surgery?
Risks of Laser Eye Surgery
- Permanent dry eye.
- Halos, glare, or double vision, making it hard to drive at night.
- Over- or under-correction of vision, meaning you still need glasses or contacts.
- Worse vision or, very rarely, loss of vision.
Does eye laser surgery last forever?
Lasik is a laser based surgery in which cornea is reshaped with the help of laser. The change of curvature of the cornea helps in reducing the eye power. In majority of people after Lasik the effect is permanent.
Do eyes deteriorate after laser surgery?
Once you’ve recovered from Laser Eye Surgery, the changes made to your cornea by the laser are permanent and completely stable. The eye quickly adapts to your new vision. However, it is possible that your eyesight will worsen after Laser Eye Surgery due to an unavoidable part of the body’s ageing process.