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LASIK & Laser Eye Surgery Guide – How It Works, Cost, Risks

Friday, September 30, 2016 13:32
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The eye is the most important part of your body. When you are facing challenges with your eyesight, you must consult with a doctor. If your eye surgeon suggests you to go for Lasik eye surgery, you should not wait for long and immediately should go for surgery. But before you go for any surgery, you need to check several things, and it’s really important to have a clear idea about the surgery. LASIK is a surgical process wherein Lasik a thin flap is created in the cornea using a microkeratome blade or a femtosecond laser. You need to choose an experienced Lasik surgeon.

How It Works?

When you are having a problem with your eye sight, then you must go for Lasik eye surgery. During my research, i read at blog on about LASIK surgery is performed by an ophthalmologist or specialized medical doctors in surgical treatments of the eye. LASIK eye surgery treats myopia, astigmatism, and hyperopia.  When you undergo Lasik surgery, it reshapes your cornea and enables the light entering properly onto the retina. The best part is Lasik surgery is pain-free, and it just takes 15 minutes to complete the surgery. Your vision will be improved, and you can get rid of your glasses. An eye surgeon uses a surgical tool to create a thin flap in the cornea. Laser therapy reshapes the cornea. Once your Lasik surgery will be completed, you need to rest for some time. You may feel the burning or itching sensation after completion of your surgery. But your eyesight will be improved within few days.


  • Eye drops will be applied to your eye.
  • The surgeon will create a flap to access inner corneal tissue. During this, your vision will become blurry for a few seconds. Once the flap is created, you will be able to see the fixation light of the laser
  • Your inner layers of your cornea will receive computerized controlled pulses of cool light. During this phase, the eye tracking device checks your eye movement.
  • Protective shields will be placed which will prevent accidental rubbing.

 Cost: when you are going for surgery you must choose the best surgeon for you. You should not compromise with your health as Laser surgery will improve the quality of your life and will bring happiness. There are several ways applying which you can make your Lasik surgery affordable. There are several eye care Practices and financial instates who offers different plans for Lasik surgeries. LASIK surgery is mostly performed in one eye only, but if needed it can be done in both the eye. The average price for LASIK surgery is $2,000+ for each eye. But it depends on from where you are doing and also the rate depends on the surgeon and what technology they are using for the surgery.

Risks: If you do Lasik surgery from a well-known surgeon the risk is comparatively less. In most of the cases, Lasik surgery becomes successful. But when you are going for Lasik surgery, you need to take proper precautions before and after the surgery. If you follow all the instructions, your Lasik surgery will be successful; you don’t have to worry at all.

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