Laser surgery at 108 Eye and Health Centre
Lasik is a very fashionable treatment available since a few years . Millions and many people had benefited and regained glass free vision.
LASIK is that the first vision correction procedure to be 100% customised to the unique characteristics of every eye.
LASIK or Laser-Assisted in place Keratomileusis reshapes the cornea by using excimer beam thereby offers glass free vision. LASIK treatment can correct a good range of optical aberrations like nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and better Order Aberrations (small tiny aberrations within the cornea). it's simple, painless and outpatient procedure.
How Lasik done?
Lasik procedure consists of two steps. First making a skinny hinged flap on the cornea, after lifting the flap Lasik procedure is performed on the bed of the flap. The corneal flap is repositioned after the completion of treatment. It takes 10-15 minutes for the both the eyes.
How do i do know if I'm a candidate?
The ideal candidate is over 18 years aged with healthy eyes and stable vision. Patients with contact should remove the lens before check up.(Soft Lens – one week, Semi soft Lens – fortnight and hard Lens four weeks).
What are the pre Lasik investigations?
To ensure fitness for laser surgery the subsequent basic investigations are to be performed:
* Complete eye exam
* Orbscan – Corneal Topography test – to guage the dimensions , shape, elevation, curvature, thickness of the cornea measured
* Aberrometry – to live aberrations, pupil size, pupil centre shift and iris recognition
* Measuring refractive power
* Retinal, Glaucoma evaluation, etc.,
* Tears status of the attention
sorts of Lasik procedures
Standard Lasik To correct refractive errors like short sight, Long sight and cylindrical Power. Epilasik Best laser vision correction from thin corneas and high myopia. Refractive error up to – 20 D are often be corrected.
Custom Epilasik Epilasik along side higher order aberration correction by ocular wave front based treatment.
Corneal Custom Lasik
Patients with high astigmatism ,Post Lasik / Epilasik – decentered ablation and Post
Keratoplasty irregular astigmatism are often treated.
What is the post operative care?
Lasik surgery is extremely safe procedure and complications are rare. However certain precautions are required. Lasik patients can head home immediately after the procedure and regains vision after few hours. Patients can resume normal work after 24 hrs.
Eye drops should be applied as per the doctor's instruction. Follow up as per the doctor's advise.
What are the benefits of the Lasik?
o Very simple and successful procedure
o Patients can see without glasses or contact
o Freedom from glasses
o Better vision