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LASIK after retinal detachment surgery
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    Authors' reply to Kwok
    • Rasik B Vajpayee, ophthalmologist
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      • Rajesh Sinha, Tanuj Dada, Lalit Verma, D. B. Chaudhury, Radhika Tandon,

    Dear Editor

    We thank Dr Kwok for his comments[1] on our article.[2]

    In our study inadequate suction was generated during LASIK in two eyes. This may possibly be attributed to the excessive conjunctival scarring in these eyes secondary to prior retinal surgery. None of the eyes had undergone multiple retinal surgeries. We could not correlate the failure of development of adequate suction to the size of buckle...

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    LASIK after scleral buckling surgery

    Dear Editor

    Sinha et al. describing ten eyes of nine patients who had a myopic refractive error and had previously undergone retinal detachment surgery underwent LASIK surgery.[1]

    All of them received a scleral buckle and encirclage at least six months before LASIK surgery. The LASIK surgery could be completed in eight eyes but in two eyes it was aborted intraoperatively because of inadequate suction se...

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