Patient called to report adverse events after receiving lasik eye surgery with an allegro wavelength laser on (b)(6) 2013, in both eyes.
Patient stated prior to the procedure, he had no issues with his eyes.
He said around (b)(6) 2013, after the procedure, he started to have extreme, severe dry eye issues that were extremely painful.
He also explained that he can't keep his eyes open and that his eyes feel like they are being pulled forward.
He is extremely upset with his current condition and said he hasn't been able to work since (b)(6) 2013.
Patient said he has seen 3 ophthalmologists and spent $(b)(4) trying to correct the adverse reactions.
He said it's difficult for him to function.
Patient explained he was told that his condition is chronic and he is worried about his future, he feels disabled.
He said he has contemplated suicide and is talking to a therapist.
He said his pain is so bad that everyday he lives in torment, and that he may not be around very much longer to see if his condition ever improves.
The patient was transferred to local (b)(4) crisis prevention hotline.