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Have 1.5- power in both eyes, have been wearing glasses since 2008. Is it a good option to go for eyes surgery and get rid of glasses. If yes what may be the probable side effects.
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Dr. Vaibhev Mittal
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Hello Doctor will perform few tests like schirmer test,retinal examination and pentacam. If all tests are OK then go for LASIK surgery Side effects of LASIK are dry eyes, DALK etc.but success rate of LASIK is very good
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Dr. Navya G
General Physician Bangalore
Hi there. LASIK ie laser in-situ keratomileusis is surgery done on cornea for correction of refractive errors. It's cosmetically and visually also good to get rid of glasses. Like all surgeries it has advantages like short time, painless , vision corrects in most people and within few days,day care procedure and side effects like Glare, Seeing halos around images, Difficulty driving at night initial few days, Fluctuating vision, but most common and severe at times is dry eyes. But I suggest you consult ophthalmologist and find out whether your corneal thickness is enough to undergone laser surgery.
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