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LASIK Complications -- Major

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Presentation: LASIK
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Major complications include, but are not limited to:
· Severe infection
· Severe bleeding
· Flap complications
· Inflammation
· Detachment of the retina
· Thinning of the cornea
· Decentration or when the laser is not properly centered on the eye
· Under or over correction
· Mechanical equipment failure
· Perforation or a hole in the cornea
· Other rare and unlikely events.

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