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Symptoms of a LASIK Surgery Gone Wrong

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You did the research and decided receiving LASIK surgery was a good option for you. After interviewing a few different doctors, you settled on a facility in Boise and had the surgery. You followed all of the doctor’s instructions, but now you feel like something went wrong. Unfortunately, refractive surgery doesn’t work for everyone and some patients actually have worse vision after the procedure than they did before. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, your surgery may have gone wrong.

Are You the Victim of LASIK Medical Malpractice?

Signs your LASIK surgery has caused damage:

  • Your eyes feel itchy and dry. LASIK surgery can damage the nerves that are responsible for tear production and cause chronic dry eye.
  • You see halos around objects. You may also experience haziness.
  • You have difficulty seeing at night.
  • You suffer from extreme pain following the surgery.
  • You experience difficulty seeing the fine details of objects.
  • You see “starbursts.”
  • You experience sensitivity to light.


Some LASIK specialists believe these symptoms are minor and that the benefits of the surgery far outweigh the risks. Just about anyone who experiences these problems after the procedure, however, is greatly hindered by the effects.

Many patients who undergo the procedure still require the use of reading glasses. Additionally, they may require further laser treatments because of the problems and could have to apply drops to their eyes for some time after the surgery.

If you aren’t pleased with your LASIK surgery results and feel you are the victim of medical malpractice, the attorneys of the Morton Law Offices are here to help. We invite you to fill out our online form or call us today to speak with one of our legal professionals about your situation.

If this article helped you, we encourage you to share it on Google+, Facebook, or Twitter to offer support and information to others who may be going through similar experiences.

Category: Medical Malpractice

Alan Morton
Advocate for Justice/Trial Lawyer

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