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Want to know if LASIK surgery is safe. I have heard that it is not safe as it has long term implications
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Dr. Vaibhev Mittal
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hello lasik is very good option to get rid of glasses Doctor will perform few tests (Schirmer test, Pentacam and Fundus examination) and if all tests are normal then you can go for lasik surgery without fear. Success rate of LASIK is over 96%. Side effects may vary from minimal like mild dryness, DALK , haloes, glare to severe like infection (very rare). precaution include: a. avoid face/head wash for 1 week b. avoid swimming /water sports for 6 weeks c. avoid eye make up for 6 weeks Cost :depends on Type of lasik which varies from 25000 for standard lasik to 1.10 lacs for SMILE lasik For more details, you can read my health tip on LASIK
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Dr. Vinit Mahendra Shah
Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon 7 yrs exp Mumbai
A detailed pre op evaluation is necessary in any surgery including lasik.. The preop evaluation can suggest wether you are fit to undergo lasik and the likelihood of complications Nowadays these surgeries have very good results. Dont go on hearsay
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