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Allowed Smoke Lasik
Never without : Suffering some symptoms of dryness and irritation. For a variety of reasons, the ocular surface is compromised after lasik surgery. Consequently the ocular surface is intrinsically more dry. Smoking anytime will worsen that both from the effects of the smoke and the pharmaceutical effect of the tobacco. Discuss the situation with your doc and see if you can come up with an agreeable compromise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lasik: "LASEK and LASIK is disqualifying if any of the following conditions are present: (1) Pre-surgury refractive error in either eye exceeds + 8.00 to - 8.00 diopters.(2) At least 6 months recovery period has not occurred between last refractive surgery or augmenting procedure and MEPS medical examination.(3) There have been complications, and/or medications or ophthalmic solutions are required.(4) > ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vision correction: Lasik is laser in situ keratomileusis. The procedure uses a cold laser to reshape the front window of the eye (cornea) in order to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. The procedure places the treatment under a flap of tissue that is created either by another laser or a blade. Lasik is one of the most commonly performed vision correction surgeries worldwide. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Reshaping the cornea: First a flap is created on your cornea with a blade or laser. It is then lifted and a laser is used to reshape your cornea (flatten it or make it more steep), then the flap is put back down. It's blurry for a few days and feels scratchy. Eventually, your distance vision should be excellent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Custom LASIK: Custom lasik, is in my opinion the best technology available. Instead of using the refraction (which is better 1 or 2) it measures thousands of points across the visual system giving a treatment that is precise to each person. The benefit is the ability to obtain better vision than can be achieved with the best pair of glasses or contacts and a comparative reduction in night time glare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lasik Safety: Lasik is an operation-It is safe, simple, & highly successful--20 million have had it- Most studies now show that the 5 minute Lasik is safer than wearing contacts- & after 10 years, it has become less of a constant cost,hassle, or risk than contacts.It is a safe operation but the risks are possible symptoms of dryness for weeks & the very rare possibility of poor healing,infection,scar formation ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: ... On what you mean by "corrected." lasik can help correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. At age 48, your need for reading glasses will not be "corrected" by lasik. That is caused by presbyopia, a loss of focusing power of the lens of the eye that usually occurs during the mid 40s. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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