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    Old 03-09-2006, 02:11 PM   #1
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    Question lasik surgery-silicone plugs

    my son is scheduled to have lasik surgery next Friday Ive been reading alot about problems caused by "dry eyes" has anyone had these plugs inserted and were they helpful?-do you still need to use drops?

     
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    Old 03-10-2006, 02:40 PM   #2
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    Re: lasik surgery-silicone plugs

    HI,
    I had my procedure on Feb 16 and yes had the plugs put it. yes you still need to use drops. I can't imagine how dry my eyes would have been without the plugs!

     
    Old 03-10-2006, 03:21 PM   #3
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    Re: lasik surgery-silicone plugs

    I had plugs put in a couple of weeks after my procedure. They have helped me a little bit, but I've still had a lot of dry eye problems. I think that even if you get plugs you will still need to use drops. I would make sure that your lasik provider does a tear test. Then he/she will be able to advise you on the plugs.

     
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