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Thu Jun 16 01:45:02 UTC 2011

i am on oral medication, sugar is in control, interested in laser therapy for my eyes. value of far sightedness is +2.0 and near sightedness is +0.75
Asked By: sarwat  
Category: Vision

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2011-06-17 19:15:15.0


Thanks for contacting dLife.

Although you did not pose a question, I assume that you are wondering about the experiences of people with diabetes as they relate to laser eye surgery.

Regardless of the particular technique (or laser) used, people with diabetes have increased risk of complication if their blood glucose (sugar) is in poor control. Other complications of diabetes would influence the outcome of the surgery.

I recommend that you talk with your eye doctor about your concerns. He or she can provide detail information as it relates to your personal health situation.

Learn more about laser eye surgery!

Take care.

Answered By: Liz Quintana
Accreditations: EdD, RD, LD, CDE
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2011-06-20 14:02:28.0

I once considered Lasik, but delayed. About 6-8 weeks ago, I saw a short news article (& no, I don't remember the publication) that essentially said the inventor or Lasik had said he was sorry & would never undergo the procedure himself.....
Answered By: leadsinger

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