A LASIK surgery is a corrective eye procedure done to treat and improve vision-related conditions like Myopia, Hyperopia, Presbyopia, and Astigmatism. LASIK is done by reshaping your cornea so as to focus the light that enters the eye completely onto the retina. For a LASIK eye surgery in Dubai, choose Dubai London Clinic, we guarantee a quick and painless procedure overseen by a specialist ophthalmologist. Refractive eye surgery is the most effective solution to rid yourself of contact lenses and glasses. Our highly qualified and experienced LASIK Dubai eye surgeons use state-of-the-art technology to provide superior quality care to our patients. Contact us today to know more about LASIK or to make an appointment with our specialist ophthalmologist.
Advantages of LASIK
Apart from being fast and convenient, undergoing a LASIK vision correction surgery has a number of benefits:
- LASIK has a very high success rates, over 95 percent.
- You will able to resume normal activities a day after the surgery
- Most people who undergo the surgery, do not need to wear spectacles or contact glasses anymore
- With aging, the corrections made by LASIK may revert. In such cases, the surgery can be conducted again
- There is no need to cover your eye with bandages after the surgery
- The procedure is pain free due to the use of numbing drops
Facts about LASIK
There are many myths associated with LASIK eye surgeries. Let us address some of them.
Myth: It is painful.
Fact: With numbing drops administered before the procedure, LASIK is more or less completely painless. Apart from a slight pressure felt during the creation of a corneal flap, patients do not commonly free any pain.
Myth: Poor surgery results cannot be reversed
Fact: Around 96% of the patients are happy with the results of a LASIK surgery. Dry eyes are the common side effect associated with this procedure. However, it is not only a temporary complication but also one that can be easily treated.
Myth: Being a new procedure, the long-term side effects of LASIK are not known
Fact: The first recorded instance of a LASIK surgery occurred in the late 1980’s. Apart from a few minor side-effects that are temporary, the procedure does not cause any long-term problems to the patient.
Myth: Farsightedness and Astigmatism cannot be corrected with LASIK
Fact: LASIK can correct all common refractive errors (nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism). If you have severe refractive errors, other refractive surgery options are available.
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Should I Undergo a LASIK Surgery?
To undergo a LASIK eye procedure, the patient needs to be at least 18 years of age. He/She should have also had a stable vision for the past 12 months.
Can Lasik give you 20/20 vision?
It is impossible to guarantee a 20/20 vision. However, it will help correct your vision to a point where it will considerably improve your lifestyle.
When can you return to my normal routine?
In most cases, patients can return to normal day to day activities from the very next day. However, do avoid strenuous tasks such as swimming, gardening and contact sports for a few weeks.
How much does it cost?
Come in for a consultation at Dubai London Clinic, based on the preliminary examination conducted by our ophthalmologist, we will provide you a reasonable pricing for the surgery.
Are there any side-effects?
LASIK causes only some temporary side effects like light sensitivity and dry eye. Tear drops can help to keep your eye moist and wearing sunglasses can help with the latter.
I have worn glasses through my childhood and never thought a day would come when I would be able to see clearly without their aid. Thanks to the wonderful ophthalmologists at Dubai London clinic, I underwent a LASIK surgery and it remains the best decision I’ve ever made till now. In short, I would like to say thank you, you’ve changed my life! – Noreen
I would like to say that all the good things I’ve heard about Lasik are completely true. After getting the surgery done, I have not had to worry about dust on my contact lenses or scratches on my glasses. I can read, watch TV and indulge in outdoor activities without the aid of glasses. – Akshay