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I was thinking about having Lasek eye surgery (no cutting of…

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I was thinking about having Lasek eye surgery (no cutting of the eye) because I am farsighted. The eye dr told me I only had to do one eye. I am 50 years old and as of now don’t need glasses to read, only to see far. Is Lasek safer than Lasik and what are the risks of Lasek.
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Hi. I am Dr. Rick and I have three decades of experience as an eye surgeon.

Here is an excellent web page that compares LASIK to LASEK and goes over the risks of each in detail.
I believe you will find this helpful:

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