I wouldn't give much weight to the fact that one mentioned lasek and one didn't
Both lasik and lasek will contribute to making your dry eye issue worse, I really do not think that there is a significant difference.
I would continue the drops.
Not everyone get the night halo's and other problems but they have to tell everyone about the possibility as there is no way to predict who will be affected. If you are not willing to accept the risk that you might have halos or any of the other rare complications the lasik or lasek is not for you.
You will have dry eyes after refractive surgery
and it will be worse then it is right now. But, after about 6 months you should back to your baseline dryness. In the mean time you can use more drops, have your puncta occluded etc. if needed.
Yes. The doctors would refuse to do your surgery if your eyes were bad enough such that you are a bad candidate. This is especially true at the teaching hospital where money doesn't figure into their decision -- not saying that it does at the other place, but you never know....
Does this make sense to you?
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