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Do you get anything to numb your eyes while lasik is being performed?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Topical numbing drops and oral sedatives are generally used during the procedure.
No pain is usually experienced during lasik.

In brief: Yes

Topical numbing drops and oral sedatives are generally used during the procedure.
No pain is usually experienced during lasik.
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Dr. Stephen Khachikian
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Yes you will receive topical medications, and may receive a dose of an oral medication such as valium to relax you during the procedure.

In brief: Yes

Yes you will receive topical medications, and may receive a dose of an oral medication such as valium to relax you during the procedure.
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery

In brief: Topical

In brief: Topical

Topical anesthetic eye drops.
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Dr. Elizabeth Waller
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

Numbing eye drops are used during lasik surgery.

In brief: Yes

Numbing eye drops are used during lasik surgery.
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