LASIK Can Cause or Worsen Dry Eye
Roughly 20% of LASIK patients may experience dry eye syndrome. By not removing and reshaping corneal tissue, the Visian ICL procedure does not induce dry eye syndrome.
Naves, J.S. Carracedo, G. Cacho-Babillo, I. Diadenosine Nucleotid Measurements as Dry-Eye Score in Patients After LASIK and ICL Surgery. Presented at American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) 2012.