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March 20, 2023

10 things you need to know before getting Lasik surgery

If you are considering Lasik surgery, it is important to have a good understanding of the procedure and what to expect before and after the surgery. Here are ten things you need to know before getting Lasik surgery:

  • Lasik surgery is a safe and effective way to correct vision problems. However, like any surgery, there are risks involved. Make sure you understand the potential risks and benefits before deciding to have the procedure.
  • Lasik surgery is not suitable for everyone. Your eye doctor will perform a comprehensive eye exam to determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure.
  • The procedure is quick and usually takes less than 30 minutes per eye. You will be given a mild sedative to help you relax, and numbing eye drops will be used to minimize discomfort.
  • The surgery itself is painless, but you may experience some discomfort or a burning sensation for a few hours after the procedure.
  • You will need to take time off work or school to recover from the surgery. Most people are able to return to normal activities within a few days, but full recovery can take up to several weeks.
  • You will need to avoid certain activities, such as swimming or using hot tubs, for a few weeks after the surgery to minimize the risk of infection.
  • Your vision may not be perfect immediately after the surgery. It can take several days or even weeks for your vision to fully stabilize.
  • You may still need to wear glasses or contacts after the surgery, especially if you have presbyopia (difficulty seeing up close).
  • Lasik surgery does not prevent age-related vision changes, such as presbyopia or cataracts.
  • The cost of Lasik surgery varies depending on the surgeon and location. Be sure to discuss the cost and payment options with your eye doctor before scheduling the procedure.

By understanding these ten things about Lasik surgery, you can make an informed decision about whether it is the right choice for you. Be sure to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your eye doctor before proceeding with the surgery.

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