I am an MD/PhD ophthalmologist and cornea specialist. I have not seen the I-brite procedure conducted, nor have I done it myself. I did see a patient who had I-brite procedure done 4 months prior and came into my clinic with a scleral melt (ie. the surface of the eye is breaking down). Scleral melt is a severe condition and can lead to blindness and loss of the eyeball. In talking to my other colleagues, they reported also having seen patients who had had severe complications after I-brite. I do not know the rate of complications (number of complications versus number of procedures performed) and I know that these are anecdotal reports only, but I do think it represents that there can be significant risk from this procedure.
In reading the forums, one person said that theye were worried that if they did not have the I-brite procedure, they would spend the rest of their life wondering how their life might have been if they had clear eyes. They felt there was no risk except living without clear eyes. There is a risk of blindness with any eye surgery and using mitomycin C (which I believe is used in the I-brite procedure) carries a risk of scleral melt. The literature of mitomycin C use (in glaucoma, pterygium, and refractive surgery) indicates that it has risk of scleral melt, so I do think that what we have seen in our clinic does represent a complication of this procedure. Please be informed about risk prior to considering any surgical approach.