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Old 03-21-2013, 21:12   #18
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Here's a dirty secret: "robotic" and "laser" surgery are generally marketing ploys more than anything.

Sure, there may be some benefits but their are also compromises. EVERYTHING in medicine has a down side.

Have the laser surgery if you like but make sure you know why it's better than the conventional surgery or what you expect to gain over conventional surgery.

A good answer may simply be that you like your surgeon and he prefers or is more proficient w/ laser surgery.
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