How should I take care of my eyes after LASIK?
Your eye surgeon or one of the other ophthalmologists or eye specialists practice at the will provide you with thorough aftercare instructions following your Femto-LASIK (bladeless) procedure.
Is this a good age and life-stage for me to have Femto-LASIK?
Your eyesight may alter due to hormonal changes, pregnancy, presbyopia, cataracts, and aging. Before deciding on femto-LASIK (bladeless) surgery, you must be at least 18 years old, not be pregnant or nursing and have a stable prescription for your spectacles.
About how long does it take for eyes to recover and adjust after Femto-LASIK?
You can go back to work a few days after undergoing Femto-LASIK. You can resume most normal day to day activities almost immediately after surgery. Use the medicines that your doctor has advised you to take and use artificial tears to help keep your eyes moist so that healing may comfortably occur.
What Femto-LASIK results should I expect?
One to three days after surgery, your vision should be in the 20/20 to 20/40 range. As your eyes heal, your eyesight may vary, but it should stabilize over the coming weeks and stabilize fully in around six months.
You can see everything after the procedure. You will be able to view the worldfrom your point of view and take in all the breathtaking sights. This procedure has a very high rate of success. In order to benefit from the procedure, you must have a consistent prescription for at least two years.
Are my current lifestyle choices, including work, family life and sports/recreation, compatible with Femto-LASIK?
The Femto-LASIK procedure is not recommended for any military personnel or professional sports. You will not be able to work out or swim for a few days after your Femto-LASIK.
LASIK Eye Surgery: To get rid of Eyeglasses and Contact Lenses
Astigmatism, farsightedness, and nearsightedness can all be treated surgically with LASIK, which stands for laser in-situ keratomileusis. You can see the things around you clearly if you have refractive eye surgery which is done with experience and expertise.
Safe and Effective Treatment with Lasik
If you decide to get this treatment, it signifies that you intend to follow a safe treatment regimen. Without a doubt, this surgical method has advanced significantly over the years, and an eye surgeon with experience can provide you the best treatment option based on your condition and general health.
Will age make any difference to the procedure?
People over the age of 20 and those over the age of 40 must wait to have the procedure. The ideal time to have the procedure is after you have had a stable eye prescription for at least two years. To learn more about what will help your eye health, it is best to seek medical advice from a ophthalmologist with expertise in this procedure. Eye Surgeons with specific expertise in this procedure are known as Refractive Surgeons.
Are certain eye conditions an absolute or relative contraindication against getting refractive surgery.
Patients who have a modest degree of refractive error and should not also have any other eye conditions are recommended for LASIK treatment. You will be questioned and examined in detail on your first appointment to the doctor in order to gain a better understanding of what can help your existing condition. It not advised to have LASIK or Femto Lasikvveye surgery if you have the following conditions:
Are there ant possible complications and dangers of refractive surgery intended to free an individual from dependence on spectacles to see clearly.
Rarely complications in this operation can occur. This is the case for all surgical procedures. In some circumstances the incision or surgical wound might take longer to heal. If there is injury to the eye soon after the procedure the flap may shift and may need to be repositioned again to settle as needed. The layer under which the laser treatment is done may develop some faint creases which may need to be smoothened out using a painless procedure. Of course, if care is not taken eye infection or inflammation can ensue. Therefore, it is extremely important to use the medicated eye drops provided to the patient for the correct duration of time. Most importantly, you should be treated by a refractive surgeon who is experienced in managing simple as well as complex situations in Lasik and Femtolasik.
If you would like to make an appointment to see one of our refractive surgeons please contact us at The Eye Center at 03041119544 or send us a Whatsapp msg on 03028291799 and our staff will be happy to assist you. At The Eye Center- Dr. Mahnaz Naveed Shah & Associates, our team of nine superb ophthalmologists who are considered to be amongst the best eye specialists in Karachi as well as in Pakistan, will be happy to take care of you and provide the best in eye care.