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Lasik - Know your treatment options

LASIK eye surgery is a very common laser refractive surgery to correct vision problems chosen by people as an alternative to wearing contact lenses and even glasses. LASIK surgery makes use of cutting lasers to precisely alter the shape of the cornea and improve the quality of vision. Read on to find out more.

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Lasik - Know your treatment options

LASIK eye surgery is a very common laser refractive surgery to correct vision problems chosen by people as an alternative to wearing contact lenses and even glasses. LASIK surgery makes use of cutting lasers to precisely alter the shape of the cornea and improve the quality of vision. Read on to find out more.

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Condition

Causes

Symptoms

Specialists

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Condition

first condition

What is Lasik?

In eyes with normal vision, the cornea bends (refracts) light precisely onto the retina at the back of the eye. But with nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) or astigmatism, the light is bent incorrectly, resulting in blurred vision.view more

When to Consult a Doctor? What conditions are not suitable for surgery?

The qualifications for a good candidate for laser eye surgery includes : 18+ Years of age, Stable vision over at least the past year,No history of active corneal disease, Stable eyeglass and contact lens prescription for at least 2 to 3 years.

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second condition

Condition

Condition one

What is Lasik?

In eyes with normal vision, the cornea bends (refracts) light precisely onto the retina at the back of the eye. But with nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) or astigmatism, the light is bent incorrectly, resulting in blurred vision.

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Condition two

When to Consult a Doctor? What conditions are not suitable for surgery?

The qualifications for a good candidate for laser eye surgery includes : 18+ Years of age, Stable vision over at least the past year,No history of active corneal disease, Stable eyeglass and contact lens prescription for at least 2 to 3 years.

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Causes

  • Eye injuries
  • Short or long eyeball
  • Aging of the eye lens
  • Curved or flattened cornea

Symptoms

  • Double vision
  • Blurry vision
  • Squinting and strain in the eyes
  • Inability to see closer or farby objects or both

Causes

  • Eye injuries
  • Short or long eyeball
  • Aging of the eye lens
  • Curved or flattened cornea

Symptoms

  • Double vision
  • Blurry vision
  • Squinting and strain in the eyes
  • Inability to see closer or farby objects or both

When to go for surgery? What would be the complication if not operated?

1 ) IF your reading glasses prescription is +1,+1.5 or 2 , 2 ) Ideal age for laser correction is between 18 to 40 years, 3 ) Prescriptions for Glasses have been stable for years.

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Is it covered under insurance?

Is the treatment covered under insurance?

Lasik surgeries are included in health insurance but are limited to insurance providers. Most of them have a waiting period of 4 years .

How is the recovery after surgery?

Your eyes start healing immediately after your LASIK surgery, and the initial healing usually occurs rapidly. But it is normal to experience some blurred vision and fluctuations in your vision for several weeks after lasik. Most people can return to work the next day of their LASIK procedure.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Fortunately, LASIK eye surgery is not painful. Right before your procedure, your surgeon will place numbing eye drops into both of your eyes. While you may still feel a little bit of pressure during the procedure, you should not feel any pain.

most LASIK eye surgeons agree on 25-40 as the ideal age range for LASIK eye surgery candidacy for a few reasons. By the age of 25, eyeglasses and contact lens prescriptions have most likely stabilized.

While the effects of LASIK surgery are permanent, the benefits can decrease over time. For most patients, the results of LASIK will last a lifetime.