Lasik’s Risks Are Coming Into Sharper Focus

lasik surgery

Some patients who undergo the eye surgery report a variety of side effects. They may persist for years, studies show.

Justin Puglisi undergoing LASIK eye surgery at Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island in Garden City, N.Y. The 15-minute procedure was performed 700,000 times last year.Uli Seit for The New York

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Who to test for Zika during pregnancy

  • CDC does not recommend Zika virus testing for every one.
  • Pregnant women without symptoms should be tested if they have traveled to an area with Zika or live in an area with ZIka.
  • Pregnant women without symptoms should be tested if they have sex without a condom with a man confirmed to have a Zika virus infection.