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5 Questions You Need To Ask Before Going for LASIK


For individuals with nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) or astigmatism, Eye LASIK surgery could be the way to an existence free of lumbering exhibitions or contact lenses. Be that as it may, not everyone is an appropriate possibility for this sort of laser eye surgery. Here are the 10 principle addresses a LASIK specialist is liable to ask you amid a conference.

How old are you?

In case you’re under 18, the Eye LASIK specialist will request that you hold up, just to ensure your vision is settled. In case you’re in your mid-40s, you should know that you may at present need perusing glasses later on. In case you’re in your 60s, you should be evaluated for prior cataracts. On the off chance that you have them, cataract surgery may really tackle your vision issue, notwithstanding revising any nearsightedness, hyperopia, astigmatism or presbyopia that you may have, says Dr Mohamad Rosman Bin Othman, advisor for refractive surgery administration at the Singapore National Eye Center (SNEC).

How steady is your vision preceding LASIK?

Regardless of your age, it’s critical for your visual perception to have settled for no less than a year prior to you have laser surgery.

What is your present eye solution?

As far as refraction (i.e. display degree), the fundamental restriction to LASIK is the patient’s cornea thickness. This implies even patients who have high nearsightedness or astigmatism can experience LASIK the length of their cornea is adequately thick. Nonetheless, it is for the most part acknowledged that the outcomes for LASIK in patients with high refractive blunder, i.e. nearsightedness of more than 1000 degrees, hyperopia of more than 400 degrees and astigmatism of more than 400 degrees, are less unsurprising and less acceptable, says Rosman.

Do you have any eye infection?

There are many eye conditions that should be screened before LASIK surgery. Your specialist will check on the off chance that you endure, in addition to other things, from diabetic retinopathy, retinal separation, dry eye disorder or keratoconus, a dynamic diminishing of the cornea.

Do you have any therapeutic condition?

Immune system ailments, for example, rheumatoid joint pain, lupus or numerous sclerosis, are by and large considered a contraindication for LASIK, as they may incite a sudden reaction to the laser surgery. Different conditions, for example, sort 2 diabetes don’t as a matter of course mean the specialist will dismiss you. Be that as it may, they should be very much controlled to guarantee an ideal recuperating circumstance.

Likewise, some medications like Accutane or steroids may trade off post-operation recuperation. Enlighten your specialist concerning all medicines you’re taking.

Do you need some assistance pertaining to a LASIK surgery? Well, our specialists here at Clearvision Eye Clinic and LASIK Centre can be of huge help. Give us a call now and book your first appointment with us. We look forward to meeting you soon!