Ethics in Medicine

Risks of Lasik Surgery

Kristen Sparrow • June 14, 2018

(Click on the photo for the article from the NYTimes) Though I realize people love Lasik surgery, I’ve had my concerns ever since reading ‘Into Thin Air” by Krakauer.  The doctor in the group goes temporarily blind at higher altitudes due to his Lasik surgery.

Risks include dry eyes and distorted vision.  And not in small numbers.  Risks/Benefits….