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Why a Lasik Surgery?

A Lasik surgery is a great surgical method that is non-invasive and takes very little time to get done. This surgical procedure can correct refractive errors in the eye and cure ailments like shortsightedness, astigmatism and farsightedness in a few steps. The Lasik is an advanced surgery using laser technology.

Here is why you should opt for a FEMTO Lasik surgery from PharmEasy:

  • Bladeless Lasik Surgery (FEMTO) that is highly precise
  • The minimal risk involved in the surgery
  • Extremely precise surgery performed by experienced surgeons
  • Fast recovery (within 2-3 days)
  • Surgery only takes 5-10 minutes to get completed

Diagnosis of Refractive Disorders and Lasik Treatment Options

An eye specialist (opthalmologist) diagnoses refractive disorders in your eyes with the help of certain diagnostic tests. These tests may include:

  • Visual acuity test- You are made to read a vision chart. The doctor then tries on different lenses to determine where your vision needs correction.

  • Retinoscopy- This test helps determine the refractive errors in the eye. It is mandatory before a Lasik procedure.

  • Corneal topography- This is a computer test that analyses any disorders in the eye.

  • Tonometry- This diagnostic test checks for eye pressure.

  • The ophthalmologist may also perform tests to check for dryness in the eyes.

You need not worry about booking separate diagnostic tests before your Lasik surgery. Book your Lasik surgery through PharmEasy SurgiCare. Our Care Expert will help you in getting your diagnostic tests done through PharmEasy.

Here are the types of refractive correction surgeries that the doctor might suggest to you:

  • Option 1 ยท Doctor Recommended

    LASIK:

    1. Blade For the blade Lasik surgery, a surgeon uses a fine blade to open the flap of the cornea.

    2. Bladeless The bladeless Lasik surgery is done using a laser to cut open the flap of the cornea. This surgery is known as the FEMTO Lasik and is a painless surgery.

  • Option 2

    Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK):

    This surgery also uses a laser to reshape the cornea however, the method of surgery differed a bit from Lasik. During this surgery, the outer cells of the cornea are removed while keeping your eyes still by making you focus on a target light.

  • Option 3

    Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE):

    A minute incision is made on the surface of the cornea and it is reshaped using a laser. The incision heals on its own in a few days.

Meaning of LASIK

  • Symptoms of Eye Disorders

    Here are some indicators that you might have a visual disorder:

    • Difficulty in viewing objects The most prominent indicator of a problem in vision is the difficulty to focus on objects either far or near. Eye disorders impact the ability to focus on objects greatly.

    • Red eyes Eye disorders can irritate vision and lead to excessive stress on the eyes. This can cause redness of the eyes.

    • Night blindness Weaker eyesight can cause the inability to see properly in the dark since the light is not refracted properly in the eyes.

    • Headaches Headaches, when there is even a little strain on the eyes, is an indicator of an underlying eye disorder.

    • Sensitivity to light Sensitivity to light is a major indicator of eye disease.

    • Dry eyes If the eyes do not function properly or they need to stress more to see clearly, it can lead to dry eyes, indicating an eye disorder.

    • Excessive tearing A problem in vision can also lead to excessive tearing up of the eyes.

    • Blurred vision A disorder in the eye is the most probable cause of blurred vision.

  • Causes of eye problems where you need a Lasik surgery

    Lasik is a surgical method that can treat refractive errors in the eyes. Here are the major causes of refractive errors in the eyes:

    • Farsightedness: Hyperopia is a condition that is commonly known as farsightedness. This is the inability of the eyes to focus on objects that are nearby ie at a reading distance and objects that are away can be seen clearly. This disorder can cause difficulty while reading, headaches, doing precise work.

    • Nearsightedness: Myopia is a condition that is commonly called nearsightedness. This is a problem where the eyes can clearly see objects nearby but cannot focus on objects that are away. This may appear as difficulty in identifying faces of people away from you, reading captions and boards that are at a distance, difficulty in driving.

    • Astigmatism: Astigmatism is a disorder where the cornea of the eyes is shaped irregularly resulting in blurred vision.

LASIK is a term that means laser in-situ keratomileusis. It is a type of eye surgery that is used to correct defective vision in people. LASIK surgery is a laser refractive surgery that uses a special kind of laser to change the shape in front of the cornea (outer layer of the eye that helps light refract to the lenses). 

For people with normal eyesight, the cornea refracts(bends) the light entering the eyes onto the retina at the back portion of the eyes. However, defects in the cornea lead to incorrect refraction resulting in improper vision (short-sightedness or farsightedness). 

People with improper vision have to use glasses or contact lenses to view things normally. A LASIK surgery can help such people completely get rid of visual aids, and get their visual defect corrected permanently. The surgery is recommended for people with moderate levels of visual impairment.

Our stellar doctors

Dr. Jatin Asher

Opthalmologist12 Years Experience

MD Opthal , DNB Opthal , MBBS

Dr. Maunil Bhutta

IR- Vascular11 Years Experience

MD - Radio Diagnosis/Radiology, DNB - Radio Diagnosis, MBBS

Dr. Swapnil Tople

Urologist13 Years Experience

DNB - Urology/Genito - Urinary Surgery, MBBS

Dr. Sameer Bagadia

Urologist10 Years Experience

DNB - Urology/Genito - Urinary Surgery , MS - General Surgery, MBBS

Dr. Vishal Tukaram

General Surgeon15 Years Experience

DNB - General Surgery, FCPS - General Surgery, MBBS

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Support for surgery financing and zero cost EMI
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Hear from our customers

Rekha WaghmareMumbai
PharmEasy is amazing and I recommend their services to everyone. They handled my Lasik surgery with care and the procedure was done in 15 minutes. I was dropped back home and even felt no pain.
Sahil IqbalMumbai
I got the Lasik surgery procedure for my mother, through PharmEasy. I am glad to say that their Care Expert service made this such a great choice. All hospital paperwork was handled by the Care Expert and they also made sure that my mother got her diagnostic checks done on time. The surgery itself was completed very quickly and she does not need to wear glasses anymore.
Ajinkya DalviMumbai
Got amazing discounts from PharmEasy for my Lasik surgery. I got treated at one of the best hospitals in Mumbai at a fraction of the cost. Thank you PharmEasy!
Zayn JohnMumbai
The experience with PharmEasy SurgiCare was great. I was picked up and dropped at my home after the surgery. The procedure itself was painless and I did not have to worry about insurance or paperwork as it was handled by the Care Expert.
Aarti BhosleMumbai
The EMI option from PharmEasy is great. I could get Lasik Surgery from a great hospital without shelling out a lot of money. I am grateful to PahrmEasy for their service.

Frequently asked questions

  • Is the outcome of a Lasik eye surgery permanent?

    Yes, the outcome of the surgery is permanent as the vision defects in your eyes are corrected by reshaping the cornea.

  • Is the Lasik procedure painful?

    No, Lasik surgery is painless. Book your Lasik surgery through PharmEasy to get your eye disorder cured in under 30 minutes.

  • Can long hours of phone and computer usage damage the eyes?

    Yes, Long hours of exposure to phone and computer screens exposes your eyes to harmful blue light which causes strain and damage.

  • What happens if eye disorders are left untreated?

    If eye disorders are left untreated then there is a chance of severe damage to the eyes resulting in permanent loss of vision.

  • What is the chance of recurrence of eye disorders after a FEMTO Lasik surgery?

    There is a minimal chance of the recurrence of eye disorders after a FEMTO Lasik Surgery. This is only if the power of your eyes changes after the surgery, which is rare.

  • When can I get back to work after Lasik surgery?

    You can get back to work within 2-3 days after a Lasik surgery.

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