• Optimize LASIK outcomes by setting patient expectations and learning from surgeries

    7 days ago - By Healio

    Some patients with certain underlying conditions, such as depression or dry eye disease, may be dissatisfied with their LASIK results unless these conditions are addressed and realistic expectations are set preoperatively, a speaker said.
    While 95% to 99% of patients are satisfied with their LASIK outcomes, 1% to 5% of patients are not, and it is “very important” to address concerns before surgery, Priyanka Sood, MD, said at the virtual OSN New York meeting.
    “I spend that extra time setting appropriate expectations because I'd rather forego surgery than have an unhappy
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