A Lasik Complication

Although uncommon, a complication of lasik is “epithelial ingrowth.”    Epithelial ingrowth occurs when the corneal epithelial cells grow within the lamellar interface beneath the LASIK flap.   This may result…

After Lasik

Mild epithelial defect after lasik:  no symptoms, discomfort, or vision loss, but sent back to surgeon for evaluation.   Notice the flap stria, which are a common side effect after LASIK…

Scleral Lens Impingement

Scleral lenses provide excellent vision and comfort for those with highly irregular corneas, such as keratoconus.   However, a poorly fit scleral lens can lead to conjunctival blanching and patient discomfort.…