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I have pigment dispersion syndrome (or PDS, when pigment cells detach from the iris and float inside the eye) and was told that I’m not a good candidate for LASIK. Do I have any other options or will I be stuck in glasses/contacts forever?
Pigment dispersion should not be a problem with LASIK, but there is a higher incidence of glaucoma in such patients. If that is the concern, PRK (photorefractive keratotomy, another type of refractive surgery) may be the solution, as it puts no extra pressure on the eye.
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