Laser Eye Surgery
Refractive Laser Eye Surgery. For Clear Sight 6/6 without Glasses.
Advanced Laser technology has made it possible to correct the Refractive Error in patients dependent on glasses. Laser reshapes the front part of eye named Cornea and bring the error to zero or near zero thereby helping to have 6/6 vision without glasses in most cases..
Following are the popular Refractive corrective procedures:
- PRK ( Photorefractive keratectomy)
- LASIK (Laser in situ keratomileusis)
- Refractive Lens Exchange
These procedures are offered according to the requirements and conditions of different people.
Can I have my Myopia corrected?
Yes, you can. We will perform different test to rule out any contraindications and decide about the procedure best suited to you.
How much time the laser takes?
The actual procedure takes less than a minute for each eye.
Is it painful?
No, your eyes are anesthetized with the help of eye drops so you won't feel any pain during the laser. You will be given pain killer tablets and drops to help relieve any pain for a few days.
When can I return to work?
Most of the patients return to work in a couple of days to a week.
What happens if I blink or move during laser eye surgery?
Your eye is held open with a speculum. You are asked to fixate on a target light. And if there is any movement of the eye, the smart detector readjusts the laser beam. If there is gross movement Laser stops till the eye is again in centre. The laser therapy is completed in a few seconds.
Why choose IEH?
Ishaq Eye Hospital is staffed with UK qualified Eye specialist and is equipped with state of the art machinery. It provides latest diagnostic and treatment facilities for all eye problems including Cataract, Glaucoma, Squint, Oculoplastic, and Refractive Laser Surgery.