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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: LASIK EYE SURGERY NONE

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LASIK EYE SURGERY NONE Back to Search Results
Event Date 01/25/2006
Event Type  Injury  
Event Description

I got lasik eye surgery in early 2006 - (that's not the exact date), i have no vision issues, thank god, but what i do have is permanent dry eye disorder. The dry eye disorder is hell at times, it's very painful and i get headaches, it is disabling because i have a lot of trouble working a full day, because the ventilation and wind hitting my eyes makes them very dry and then painful. It's always there and never goes away, it's permanent. I use drops all the time and have all four punctal plugs, plugged but they're still dry. When the headaches come it's disabling and interferes in my life. I just find it hard going on with a normal life with this dry eye disease, it never goes away. If i would have known this would happen, i wouldn't have gotten lasik at all, i would be much happier with my glasses.

 
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Brand NameLASIK EYE SURGERY
Type of DeviceNONE
MDR Report Key1037812
Report NumberMW5006592
Device Sequence Number1
Product CodeLZS
Report Source Voluntary
Reporter Occupation Patient
Type of Report Initial
Report Date 05/01/2008
1 Device Was Involved in the Event
1 Patient Was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received05/01/2008
Is This An Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is This A Product Problem Report? No
Device Operator Service Personnel
Was Device Available For Evaluation? Yes
Is The Reporter A Health Professional? No

Patient TREATMENT DATA
Date Received: 05/01/2008 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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