Open Your Eyes To Clearer Vision with LASIK
Reduce your dependency on glasses and contact lenses with LASIK eye surgery at Sankara Eye Hospital. LASIK eye surgery can change your life and now Sankara Eye Hospital has made this procedure safer than ever. At Sankara Eye Hospital, 100% of patients have achieved predicted visual outcomes with 0% infection rate, a proof of our long tradition of excellence in eye care. We utilize US-FDA Allegrato Wavelight LASIK LASER -- a 500 Hz laser equipped with the latest and most modern technology to ensure optimized results.
Sankara LASIK team, a leader in vision correction has performed over 4500 LASER Vision correction procedures. Providing customized laser vision correction appropriate for your eye, our dedicated eye-practitioners understand the need of each patient and assist you in every step of the process.
Improve your vision health at Sankara Eye Hospital, internationally renowned eye institution that provides the latest in eye care services coupled with a proven experience and a convenience of location. Our surgeons have performed over 25,000 vision restoring procedures in 2012.
Am I a LASIK Candidate?
The best way to determine if you are a candidate is through an eye exam by our eye specialist.
· Must be at least 18 years of age
· Have good eye health
· No eye diseases such as cataract or glaucoma
· Not pregnant or breast-feeding
FAQs About LASIK
What is the right age to have LASIK Laser Vision correction?
There is no strict age requirement. However, most individuals by the age of 20-21 have reached a point at which their glasses prescription will remain relatively stable. The key to being a good candidate is that your glasses and/or contact lens prescription should be relatively stable.
How does LASIK work?
The cornea is reshaped to correct a wide range of refractive errors such as nearsightedness, nearsightedness and astigmatism. The effects of the LASER treatment are permanent.
How accurate is Excimer Laser?
The Excimer Laser ensure unparalleled accuracy. Coupled with the expertise of our team, you can be assured of excellent results.
How safe is LASIK?
US-FDA has approved LASIK as a safe and effective procedure. Scientific military studies document that astronauts, Navy SEALS and pilots have had the procedure. LASIK technology has also dramatically improved over the last decade, with advancements that has made the procedure safer and more accurate. It is important, however, to remember that LASIK is not the right choice for everybody. Some people are not appropriate candidates, for them there are other options such as a Surface Ablation or an Intraocular Collamer Lens (ICL) which could be tried.
How long does the procedure take?
Actual LASER time is proportionate to the intended correction and usually between 20-50 seconds for most patients. However, including preparatory time, the time duration will be 10-15 minutes. Post surgery you may require rest for about 2 hours before discharge. Pre-treatment evaluation is done by appointment and evaluation involves up to 2 hours for comprehensive eye exams refraction, topography and pachymetry with no hospitalization required.
What are the benefits of LASIK?
After having LASIK surgery, most patients enjoy a clear, natural vision. This procedure allows them to enjoy a more fulfilling active lifestyle and pursue activities that were limited by wearing glasses or contacts. Additionally, undergoing LASIK, eliminates the expense of continually purchasing glasses, contacts or solutions required to see clearly.
Does LASIK Laser surgery hurt?
No. The laser procedure itself is virtually painless. A slight pressure may be felt during the procedure. You will be aware of the laser sounds while you watch a red flashing light. A majority of patients experience no significant discomfort.
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