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Q & A : What can go wrong? article

What can go wrong?

Very little (with either technique). But it is important to understand that with any surgery there are risks involved, even if the surgeon does nothing wrong and all goes well.
In some cases, individuals can be under or over correction. About 95% of patients have no complications (whatever).

Minor complications
which usually recover completely, including raised pressure, temporary water-logging in the front of the eye (corneal edema) or in the back of the eye (macular edema), and a tendency for the upper eyelid to droop slightly (ptosis), or bleeding inside the eye.
One of these rarely causes permanent effects.

Serious complications
would include retinal detachment (1% of cases) and infection within the eye (endophthalmitis - approximately in 1 in 1,000 cases).
Both of these conditions are treatable if detected early enough, but this may result in permanent and severe visual loss, including blindness or loss of the eye (very rare).
It is important to understand that the risk of these complications is intrinsic to the surgery itself, and can occur even if the operation is performed well by an experienced surgeon.
The occurrence of one or more of these complications does not mean that the operation was poorly performed.

We have not had any of our patients go blind.

However, No surgery is without possible risks and complications, but the combination of our highly qualified surgeons and our state of the art equipments mean that you can be assured of the highest standard of care.

 

Good candidates who will undergo SuperSight Surgery can be assured that they are always in safe hand. The centre employs a team of highly-skilled ophthalmic staff and nurses led by Dr. Somchai Trakoolshoke-satian, a world-renowned ophthalmologist who is a leading expert in applying special intraocular lens implant technology.

 

 

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