LASIK Can Cause or Worsen Dry Eye
Roughly 20% of LASIK patients may experience dry eye syndrome. By not removing and reshaping corneal tissue, the Visian ICL procedure does not induce dry eye syndrome.
Shoja, MR. Besharati, MR. Dry eye after LASIK for myopia: Incidence and risk factors. European Journal of Ophthalmology. 2007; 17(1): pp. 1-6.