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Removing spects by laser

Hello. I am almost 19 years old. I have spects from last 8-9 years and currently the number of my spects is 6.5 and 7. I wanted to know if I can and is it really safe to remove my spects through laser, what precautions should I take and what measures should I take in order to keep my eyes safe after laser. Any help will be appreciated.
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Dr. Vaibhev Mittal Sangrur | Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon
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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
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Dr. Arun Rajan Thiruvananthapuram | Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon
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You will have to wait for a couple of years to be eligible for surgery age wise. Your spectacle power must be Stable for a year at least. Then there are a few other tests the Ophthalmologist will perform to decide whether you are a candidate for surgery. You will have to use some medication for a month after surgery, but after that there no special precautions as such.
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Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
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. Hello..you can go for lasix surgery..criteria include age must be 18 or above 18 years, no other medical illnesses, Contact lenses can change the shape of your cornea, thereby affecting the results an eye doctor determines your candidacy for LASIK.so must be out of contact lenses for as many weeks as told by doctor.power should not be very high.you can undergo surgery, follow doctors instruction after surgery, consult ophthalmologist.
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