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Seizure/Lasik link?

I have a friend who has been having unexplained seizures for 5+ years and has had great resources and doctor care but no answers. One idea that hasn't been explored yet is whether or not there may be a link between these seizures and lasik. Have you had anyone else with that possible connection?
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I had my first unexplained seizure about 2 years after I had my lasik surgery.  I also had a second 13 months after that.  I have had the thought that there may be some connection as well because I am a healthy, 43 yoa, female.  I don't understand how I could have a seizure unexplained... all the testing shows nothing.  So, now I'm on meds for the rest of my life.
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Have you proposed that possibility to your doctor to see if he/she has heard or seen any other such cases?
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Sue...I had LASIK in October 2003 and began having seizures October 2005. All tests show no scar tissue, so seizures are unexplain although I have had a fair share of head injuries. Scar tissue should show up though. Now on meds till I die...and they aren't completely controlled.
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I had laser eye surgery in October 2006 and took my first seizure two weeks later. I was 29 at the time and no history of epilepsy in family. I have taken further seizures since, severe grand mals, about once a year. I havent been able to drive and will be on medication forever. They are not controlled. My brain scan was clear. I cant help thinking that the eye surgery triggered or even caused my seizures. I hope there will be research into this connection however i doubt the industry will endorse this as it would lead to possible litigation and destroy industry completely. Happy to have found this forum to express my concerns.
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