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Can lasik surgery help you?

Can lasik surgery help you?

LASIK: For the right patient, vision correction surgery (LASIK/PRK) can be life changing. However, these surgeries should not be taken lightly. A very detailed, thorough consultation and eye examination with an eye surgeon is invaluable in deciding on whether to pursue surgery. Not everyone is a good candidate for surgery. If you are a good candidate, the procedure can be very rewarding and life changing ...Read more

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Halo vision after lasik surgery?

Halo vision after lasik surgery?

Haloes after LASIK: This issue should resolve as you heal from the surgery but it may take weeks or months. If there is any residual prescription once you heal completely, you may need an enhancement. If the haloes is due to surface irregularity, you may need to consider a rigid gas permeable contact lens fit. ...Read more

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Are you awake during a lasik surgery?

Yes: You are awake during the procedure. Your cooperation is necessary to get the best result, in that you need to focus on the target light while your treatment is being done. You may get amild sedative by mouth to reduce any anxiety but it will not be enough to make you fall asleep. ...Read more

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How should I prepare myself for lasik surgery?

Ask your surgeon: You should see a lasik surgeon for an evaluation and he will provide you with specific instructions. ...Read more

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What is done to evaluate someone for lasik surgery ?

LASIK evaluation: Corneal topography, orbscans or other posterior float measurements, corneal thickness, refraction check before and after dilation, complete eye exam to rule out other eye disease, intraocular pressure check, review of patient expectations, explanations of risks of surgeries, custom scans. ...Read more

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Help please? What impact has lasik surgery have on our society?

LASIK : Lasik has a lot of benefits to our society. It allows patients to reduce their risk of infection with contact lenses. It allows fire fighters and other people ejo put their life in danger to. It have to worry if their contact lens pops out during a critical situation. ...Read more

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What's all-laser lasik surgery used for?

Modern LASIK surgery: All-laser lasik is the most modern form of lasik surgery (and the only kind i perform) and uses a femtosecond laser to cut the corneal flap (as opposed to the microkeratome blade we used to use) and the excimer laser to re-shape the cornea. ...Read more

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Could lasik surgery correct astigmatism?

LASIK: Typically yes. The majority of astigmatism can be corrected with refractive surgery. However, in patients with severe astigmatism or with irregular corneas inducing astigmatism, it is not recommended these patient undergo surgery. A detailed examination with an eye surgeon specializing in vision correction surgery such as LASIK/PRK is the best next step to determine if you are a good candidate. ...Read more

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Are there any long-term effects of lasik surgery?

Are there any long-term effects of lasik surgery?

There can be: Lasik is a safe and effective treatment for certain vision conditions. The vast majority of patients end up with excellent results. The most common long-term effects of lasik include somewhat drier eyes and the potential need for touch-up procedures. Rarely, other vision issues can arise, so it would be wise to discuss lasik with a qualified eye surgeon in order to alleviate your concerns. ...Read more

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