Many potential patients for surgery are a concern to know about (Lasik) Laser Eye Surgery cost In India? The estimated cost of (Lasik) Laser Eye Surgery In India usually starts $500 however, it may go up to as much as $10,00. it depends on the hospital charges and the fee charged by the surgeon. This price usually does not cover the post-operational program. Additional costs also involve the diagnostics before the surgery and pre-operational consultations.
[Verified by:- Dr Neeraj Sanduja Director , MBBS, MS (Ophthalmology), 18 years of experience, Gurgaon, India]
Seeing is living, every single day, every single moment. Seeing is freedom. If today you are being bothered by glasses or contact lenses that you need to have sharp vision at your job, for sports or for entertainment, Medicare Spots can help you. An eye laser treatment can improve your daily life by eliminating your dependence on visual aids such as glasses or contact lenses.
Maybe you are considering an eye laser treatment. The final decision to have the procedure is one you’ll have to make yourself. We are not trying to make the decision for you. We want to provide you with objective information about eye laser surgery
Laser eye surgery is a procedure to correct your prescription by reshaping your cornea with the use of a high-tech bladeless laser. The need for glasses or lenses occurs when there are imperfections on your cornea, preventing the eye from focusing effectively. Laser eye surgery aims to smooth out these irregularities, leaving you with perfect vision.
When light doesn’t focus on your retina the way it should, your vision is blurry. Doctors call this a refractive error. The basic types include:
Talk to your Surgeon about whether LASIK is right for you. You shouldn’t have the surgery if you:
Benefits of Lasik eye surgery are as follows:
Even though there are very few chances of having any risk or complications, some of them are listed below:
Long-term results from LASIK tend to be best in people who are carefully evaluated before surgery to ensure that they are good candidates for the procedure.
If you wear contact lenses, which can change the shape of your cornea, you’ll need to completely stop wearing them and wear only your glasses for at least a few weeks before your evaluation and surgery. Your surgeon will provide specific guidelines depending on the type of contacts you wear and how long you’ve been a contact lens wearer.
During the evaluation, your eye Surgeon will ask about your medical and surgical history and give you a comprehensive eye examination to evaluate your vision and assess whether you can undergo the procedure safely.
Your doctor will look for signs of:
Your eye Surgeon will also examine your cornea, noting the shape, contour, thickness and any irregularities. Your eye Surgeon will evaluate which areas of your cornea need reshaping and determine the precise amount of tissue to remove from your cornea.
Most of surgeon usually use wavefront-guided technology to evaluate your eye in detail before (LASIK) Laser eye surgery. In this test, a scanner creates a highly detailed chart, similar to a topographic map, of your eye. The more detailed the measurements, the more accurate your eye surgeon can be in removing corneal tissue.
Before (Lasik) Laser eye surgery, your Surgeon will discuss the risks and benefits of LASIK eye surgery, what to expect before and after surgery, and any questions you may have.
Immediate recovery period for LASIK eye surgery generally takes six to 12 hours, but it varies by patient, depending on several factors. Most patients see clearly within 24 hours after vision correction surgery, but others take two to five days to recover. Some patients may experience some blurred vision and fluctuations in their vision for several weeks after LASIK eye surgery in India.
Immediately after LASIK eye surgery, all Austin patients will experience blurry vision. This typically takes up to three to four hours. Because of this, you will not be able to drive yourself home following your procedure. It is recommended you take a nap and relax for the rest of the day. Avoid watching television or reading, which can strain your eyes.
The day after your LASIK eye surgery, you will return to hospital or Clinic to see your LASIK surgeon so they can check your vision and assess how you are healing. Most patients are cleared to return to work or school after this follow-up visit, but each patient is different.. We instruct all patients to use antibiotic and steroid eye drops for about one week after LASIK Laser eye surgery.
A. Yes, laser eye surgery is one of the safest surgical procedures in the world. As with any type of clinical procedure, it will always carry some degree of risk.
A. Your Surgeon will insert anaesthetic eye drops into your eye before treatment, meaning that you won’t feel the laser during the procedure. Some patients report feeling a slight pressure in their eye during the process, but many say they feel nothing at all. We provide you with eye drops after treatment to keep your eyes hydrated, reduce discomfort, and help with the healing process.
A. The procedure is very quick and usually takes less than 10 minutes per eye. Although the procedure is quick, plan on being at the center for about 2 to 3 hours as time is required to prepare you, perform the treatment, and allow you to recover and be discharged.
A. This is a commonly asked question. A delicate clip holds the eyelids open during the procedure and blinking is not possible. Your head fits snugly into a head rest and cannot move. Your head will also be held by the surgeon while the treatment is taking place all you will need to do is look at a blinking red light. The laser also has an Iris recognition tracker that follows the eye ensuring laser shots are accurately delivered even with very fine and rapid movements of the eye.
A. Depending on the health and status of your eyes, alternatives may be suggested by the surgical team. Options include: Phakic implants; PRELEX or Laser Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE). As a fully-fledged surgical eye centre, a variety of treatments are performed for both vision correction and other eye conditions. Your consultation is used to evaluate you on an individual basis.
It is important to avoid dusty and smoky atmospheres for the first two weeks following the procedure:
Can I take a shower? You can shower the next day but you must make sure your eyes are closed.
When can I drive? When you are comfortable with your new vision, and if it meets the level of the driving standard.
When can I go back to work? The next day, if you are comfortable.
When can I use a computer? The next day, but be sure to take breaks every 20 minutes and make a conscious effort to blink more often
When can I exercise at a moderate pace? After one week.
What about exercising at an intense level? Please wait for two weeks.
When I can I go swimming? After three weeks but with goggles, four weeks without.
When can I wear eye make up again?
Please do not wear mascara or eyeliner for four weeks. For all other make-up, please wait for two days. Consider having your eyelashes tinted before surgery