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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: LASIK PROCEDURE NONE

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LASIK PROCEDURE NONE Back to Search Results
Event Date 06/01/2008
Event Type  Injury  
Event Description

I had intralase lasik surgery two years ago. I now suffer from severe dry eyes and it is only getting worse. My dr has run out of options to help. I have been on restasis, inserted plugs, use steroid drops and artificial tears, use oral supplements biotears fish oil, and even wear moisturizing goggles at night. No relief! i can't get more than a few hours of sleep each night and now suffer from depression. My life has been destroyed by the butcher dr that is completely unsympathetic and in a mad rush to get his next victim. Noteworthy: during the procedure, the dr said that my eyes were "bubbling" and had to stop for about 45 minutes to allow them to settle. It was 45 minutes of torment severe burning. He then completed the procedure. Perhaps something went wrong and the reason my eyes have been damaged. Dates of use: (b)(6)2008. Diagnosis or reason for use: to correct -1. 5 nearsightedness. (b)(4).

 
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Brand NameLASIK PROCEDURE
Type of DeviceNONE
MDR Report Key1944059
Report NumberMW5018739
Device Sequence Number1
Product CodeLZS
Report Source Voluntary
Reporter Occupation Patient
Type of Report Initial
Report Date 12/27/2010
1 Device Was Involved in the Event
1 Patient Was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received12/27/2010
Is This An Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is This A Product Problem Report? No
Device Operator Health Professional
Was Device Available For Evaluation? No
Is The Reporter A Health Professional? No

Patient TREATMENT DATA
Date Received: 12/27/2010 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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