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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 09/15/2007
Event Type  Injury  
Event Description

Lasik eye surgery. Every day since surgery, i have had eye pain, burning, stabbing pain, gritty feeling and horrible headaches. I am unable to drive at night halo's, starburst & blurred vision. Any bright lights cause severe pain and blurred vision. I spend about 2 of the 8 hours of work each day, without being able to see clearly enough to do my job. Outside of work, i am forced to stay in my home with the lights out. I had continued to go back to the facility that performed the surgery and have been given the following suggestions: none have made any difference. Directed to sue every brand of "drops" on the market. Do not run any ceiling fans at home. Tape eyes shut at night. Do not go in the sun. Stop smoking. Restasis - used for 4 months and told to discontinue because they didn't help. Now i'm being told to go back on and that it would take up to 2 years for results. Punctal plugs were put in. Do not go in the wind or let any air blow in my eyes. Take fish oil pills. Take flax see oil pills. Limit my time on the computer. I work for a software company.

 
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Brand NameLASIK EYE SURGERY
Type of DeviceNONE
MDR Report Key1048166
Report NumberMW5006942
Device Sequence Number1
Product CodeLZS
Report Source Voluntary
Reporter Occupation Patient
Type of Report Initial
Report Date 05/19/2008
1 Device Was Involved in the Event
1 Patient Was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received05/19/2008
Is This An Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is This A Product Problem Report? No
Device Operator Health Professional
Is The Reporter A Health Professional? No

Patient TREATMENT DATA
Date Received: 05/19/2008 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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