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Lasik surgery targets an array of eye issues in order to correct them.
Prior to the Lasik surgery, your doctor will make a proper evaluation. He will judge if you are suitable for the surgery.
Lasik is recommended to correct a moderate degree of refractive error. It cannot fix unusual and complicated vision problems.
The health of your eyes determines whether the surgery will have a positive outcome without complications.
Your surgeon will ask the following questions in details,
After a thorough examination, the doctor will suggest you the best treatment plan.
If you are thinking to undergo Lasik surgery, take care of the following conditions as Lasik is not recommended to all individuals;
Vision changes take place throughout life. Although Lasik results are permanent but due to the fluctuating vision changes in the adolescent years, Lasik is not a preferred option for those below 18 years of age.
Hormone fluctuationduring and after pregnancy is one of the factors to vision changes. Being a mother, it is recommended you wait 3-6 months after weaning before you make up your mind to undergo Lasik surgery.
Prescription drugs may interfere with the results of your Lasiksurgery. A few steroids are proven to delay healing post-surgery.
People who are on acne pills are at risk of corneal scarring if Lasik is performed on them.
Wearing contact lenses, having diabetes are a few reasons that may cause continuous alterations in your vision. Such people are not considered to be good candidates for Lasik surgery.
Autoimmune disorder patients are not eligible for the surgery. Other conditions that hinder Lasik surgery are rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, glaucoma. All these diseases harm the way your body heals after the surgery.
The dry eyes symptoms worsen after the Lasik surgery. It not only delays the healing post-surgery but also increases discomfort to the eyes.
Lasik surgery, although, is a very effective surgery to correct eye disorders, yet is not suggested for every individual.
To know what treatment plan suits you the best, consult your ophthalmologist. Only he can give you the best treatment choice.
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