The Eye: Little Room for Error

When it comes to the eyes, Ophthalmologists can make laser surgery look deceptively easy. A laser is nothing but a high-tech scalpel. It cuts just as deeply as a knife. Laser surgery is serious surgery with all of the inherent risks of traditional surgery, which is why current Texas law requires the highest level of training – ophthalmology – to perform eye surgery in Texas.

You should think twice if somebody characterizes laser surgery as a “low risk” event. All surgery is risky, especially when it comes to the eye.

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