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Things You Should Know About LASIK

  29 Aug 2022

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Things You Should Know About LASIK

LASIK is a form of refractive eye surgery that uses a laser to reshape the cornea of ​​your eye so that light is refracted to normal. To find out more about LASIK, here are some things about LASIK that you must know.

Who will benefit from LASIK?

LASIK is a refractive eye surgery, which can help correct refractive errors of the eye, such as:

Myopia (nearsightedness)

Hyperopia (farsightedness)

Astigmatism

 

The FDA recommends that LASIK be performed for at least 18 years of age.

Who is not eligible for LASIK?

Who is not eligible for LASIK surgery? Among other things, people who have thin corneas, keratoconus. If your eye has an unstable refractive error, in which your visual acuity level changes, you should consult an ophthalmologist.

 

Patients with autoimmune conditions and dry eyes are also not good candidates for LASIK.

 

In general, to find out the feasibility of doing a LASIK procedure, you should consult an ophthalmologist. Even if you are not a candidate who meets the criteria for LASIK, alternative procedures are also available to improve your vision as recommended by an ophthalmologist.

 

You may experience discomfort during recovery that makes it difficult for you to perform daily tasks. However, this only lasted for a short period of time.

 

The best way to get good LASIK results is to choose an ophthalmologist who has a good reputation and experience. Again, the success rate of LASIK is very high and the risk of complications is very low.

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