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The Risks of Lasik Surgery

Lasik, or laser eye surgery, is a procedure that corrects a patient’s vision and enables them to see without the assistance of glasses or contacts. The procedure involves the use of a special laser to reshape a patient’s retina, which only takes a few seconds. Typically, patients are released immediately with a prescription for eye drops. Although complications are not common, when they do occur, they can be serious.

If you or someone you know has been the victim of a botched laser eye surgery, contact the Green Bay laser eye surgery attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® to discuss your legal options. Call 800-242-2874 to schedule a free initial consultation today.


As with all surgeries, there are risks involved with Lasik. Complications can cause any of the following symptoms to occur:

  • Blindness or impaired vision
  • Irregular astigmatism
  • Oversized pupils
  • Dry eyes
  • Central corneal islands
  • Diffuse lamellar keratitis (DLK)
  • Flap wrinkles
  • Presence of halos or starbursts around sources of light

Associated complications may range in severity, depending on the patient.

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Complications during a Lasik procedure may occur for a variety of reasons. If you have suffered injury because your laser eye procedure went wrong, your doctor may be liable for damages, including medical expenses, wage loss, and pain and suffering. Contact the Green Bay personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874 for a free case evaluation.