Number Correction Lasik Surgery
LASIK (Laser – Assisted in situ keratomlleusis) is a widely used surgery for correcting the vision in people who are nearsighted ,farsighted or have astigmatism.
The LASIK procedure takes about 10 minutes per eye.
Step1: The cornea before it is cut.
Step2: The surgeon creates a corneal flap, which is a thin slice of the cornea. It is cut and flipped open like the cover of a book.
Step3: Once the flap has been cut and opened, an excimer laser is used to remove tissue from the centre of the cornea to re-shape it, correcting the patient’s refractive error.
Step4: After correcting the cornea, the flap is replaced, like closing the cover of a book and allowed to heal naturally without stitches.
- Wear safety glasses.
- Use eye drops as directed by the doctor.
- You can work and do regular activities.
- You can eat or drink whatever you want.
- Don’t rub your eyes.
- Don’t wear eye makeup.
- Don’t worry if you experience discomfort.
- Don’t miss post-op appointments.
Frequently Asked Questions
No ,The actual treatment itself is painless. You will be given plenty of anaesthetic drops that completely numb the eye.
Visual recovery varies from one day to one week .Majority of patients resume normal activities one to two days following surgery but full stabilization of your vision may take 1 to 2 months.
In most cases, the treatment effect of LASIK surgery is permanent.