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Re: [OM] Diopters, Glasses, etc. and Lasik

Subject: Re: [OM] Diopters, Glasses, etc. and Lasik
From: "John Hermanson" <omtech@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2000 09:11:13 -0500
The article I read probably was referring to older techniques pre-lasik.
Hopefully there are fewer complaints related to it now.  We would hope so
considering how much we value our eyes.

John  Hermanson
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Fildes" <afildes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, November 21, 2000 1:16 AM
Subject: Re: [OM] Diopters, Glasses, etc. and Lasik


| Night vision problems are common and I was warned about it but did not
| experience it. I believe they only occur for a couple of months after
| surgery 'in most cases' (the surgeon's standard disclaimer). I discounted
| the problem before surgery because, when I thought about it, I realised
| that I already had this problem from my spectacles, usually because they
| were never perfectly clean!
| Andrew
|
| >I said 50% were unhappy with the results, not that 50% had worsened
vision
| >because of it, though part of the 50 0id. Halos around point light
sources
| >(like a street light) were a common complaint.  many could no longer
drive
| >at night because of it.
| >This info from a (at the time) up to date, heavily researched newspaper
| >article, not internet fodder or rumor.
| >
| >John  Hermanson
|



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