Epi-LASIK is a refractive surgery technique designed to reduce a person s dependency on eyeglasses and contact lenses. Ioannis Pallikaris (Crete, Greece), the technique is basically an automatic LASEK without alcohol: The first cases outside Greece were performed in September 2003. Although relatively uncommon, the following are some of the more frequently reported complications of Epi-LASIK : .

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