Are the monsoon rains leaving your vision blurred with water logging on your spectacles? Are you always worried about losing glasses on a trip? Does your day begin with you searching for your glasses before you even reach the washroom? Does your packing kit include a bottle of contact lens solution, case and other paraphernalia? To all those who dream of vision without glasses or contact lenses here is a chance to achieve spectacle free vision. It is safe, precise and predictable.
Myophia, hypermetrophia and astigmatism can either be familial or a sporadic incidence. There are no scientifically proven techniques to either prevent the incidence of these errors or control them. The extent of these refractive errors can vary until the age of 18 years. However after that spectacle power is usually constant.
When something as critical as your vision is on the line, you should rely on the solution that delivers successful results and peace of mind. More advanced than other older types of vision correction techniques – LASIK or PRK may by the right way to get you treated. It is safer than ever to have a LASIK done. The US-FDA Allegrato WaveLight LASIK LASER with a 500Hz. The excimer laser is equipped with the latest and most modern technology to ensure optimized results. 100% of patients have achieved predicted visual outcomes and 0% infection rate; proof of commitment to quality. Sankara LASIK team carries forward an experience of thousands of LASER Vision correction procedures. Our staff is full time and available for your care at all times. Sankara Eye hospitals is proud of its ethical practice and the institution offers a blend of latest in eye care coupled with a proven experience and convenience of location.
Cornea is reshaped to correct a wide range of near-sightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. The effects of the LASER are permanent.
After having LASIK surgery, most patients enjoy very clear natural vision. Among other things, this allows them to enjoy a much more active lifestyle and pursue activities that glasses and contacts may have once limited them in. Additionally, having LASIK eliminates the expense of continually purchasing glasses, recurring contacts, solution and everything else needed to see clearly.
The best way to determine is through an eye exam with your eye specialist. In order to be considered, you must be at least 18 years, have a healthy eye and the absence of any eye disorder such as Cataract, glaucoma, keratoconus or active eye allergy.
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. The majority of patients experience no significant discomfort.
Actual LASER time is proportionate to the intended correction and is usually between 20-50 seconds for most patients. However, including preparatory time, the 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. Evaluation involves up to 2 hours for comprehensive eye exams-refraction, topography and pachymetry with no hospitalization required.
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. Dramatic advancement in LASIK technology, over the last decade, 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.
There is no strict age requirement. However, most individuals by the age of 20-21 years have reached a point at which their glass prescription will remain relatively stable. The key to being a good candidate is that your glass and /or contact lens prescription should be relatively stable.
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