LASIK Eye Surgery

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Who needs LASIK Eye Surgery

LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileuses) is the most common laser eye procedure performed to correct vision in people who are nearsighted, farsighted, or have astigmatism. In LASIK, a special type of cutting laser is used to precisely change the shape of your cornea — the dome-shaped transparent tissue at the front of your eye — to improve vision.

LASIK surgery is essentially a pain-free surgery and takes only about 15 minutes for both eyes. The results are improved vision without eyeglasses or contact lenses which begin immediately after the procedure and vision usually continue to improve and stabilize over a few days.

The candidate of Lasik eye surgery should be at least 18 years old. 

LASIK Eye Surgery Benefits

LASIK is a good option for improving vision for various reasons some of which are as follows:

  • Patients usually do not experience pain with LASIK due to the numbing drops that are used.

  • Around 96% of patients get their desired vision after LASIK. An enhancement can further increase this number.

  • In most of the cases, no bandages or stitches are required, and patients resume their normal routine within 24 hours.

  • Long-Lasting results

  • No need for glasses and lens anymore

Consult a qualified eye care professional or eye surgeon to get more information about how to permanently correct your vision and the benefits of this surgery. LASIK is widely recognized as the most convenient and cost-effective option to improve vision.

LASIK Eye Surgery Recovery

LASIK often results in improved vision without the hassle of glasses or contact lenses. In general, you have a very good chance of achieving 20/25 vision or better after refractive surgery. More than 8 out of 10 people who undergo LASIK refractive surgery no longer need to use their glasses or contact lenses for most of their activities. 

After LASIK, you may feel a temporary burning or itching sensation immediately following the procedure. You'll probably have blurred vision. When it comes to healing after LASIK eye surgery, it usually occurs very rapidly. Vision may be blurry and hazy for the first day, but most patients notice improved vision within a few days of surgery. Following are some useful tips for you to follow for a quick LASIK recovery:

  • At least one day of complete rest is recommended.

  • Refrain from taking part in any strenuous exercise for at least a week, since this can traumatize the eye and affect healing.

  • Avoid rubbing your eyes.

  • Don't drive after LASIK until your eye doctor sees you the following day and gives you the go ahead.

  • Follow your doctor's instructions and take any medication prescribed.

LASIK Eye Surgery Cost In Pakistan

LASIK Eye Surgery cost in Pakistan ranges from PKR 50,000 - 150,000. It varies depending upon the doctor, materials used and the hospital expenditure/equipment.

Frequently Asked Questions

LASIK eye surgery doesn't hurt the patient during or after the procedure. However, you may feel some pressure on your eyes.
No, there has never been a case of blindness as a result of LASIK eye surgery complications. The risk of going blind from LASIK eye surgery is equal to the risk of getting blindness from wearing contacts.
The vision stabilizes within a few days after you undergo the LASIK eye surgery.