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Everything you need to know about LASIK Eye Surgery

LASIK eye surgery is the buzz word today. An acronym for Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, LASIK surgery treats refractive errors of the eye. It basically treats astigmatism, near-sightedness (myopia) and far-sightedness (hyperopia). This surgical procedure helps the patients get rid of eye glasses or contact lenses permanently.

An improvement on the laser photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), LASIK treatment, as the name suggests, uses laser to reshape the cornea without causing any harm to the neighboring cell layers of your eye. Though the effects of LASIK are permanent, one needs to keep in mind the fact that every individual's eye condition keeps changing internally. This is the main reason why it is usually recommended to go for LASIK surgery after the major eye changes of one's life has taken place.

It is highly recommended that you consult the best of ophthalmologists before you get the surgery done. Also there are a number of post-operative precautions, which one needs to take after undergoing the surgery. According to Sankara Eye Hospital, the best hospital for LASIK eye surgery in Bangalore, following is an essential list of post-operative care which LASIK patients need to take:

i. Avoid eye makeup for a week

ii. Wear sunglasses for atleast 1 week after the surgery

iii. Avoid dusty environments, swimming, whirlpools etc. for 1 week

iv. Avoid driving till you get permission from your surgeon for the same

v. Avoid gardening, jogging or contact sports for at least 4 weeks after the surgery

vi. Utmost care while cleaning your face and eyes in particular

These are some of the vital points which one needs to follow soon after undergoing the LASIK surgery. Other specific 'dos and dont's' will be recommended by your surgeon based on your unique eye condition.

For further details on LASIK surgery and how you can go about it depending on your medical history and level of eye-degeneration, you can visit or call at the nearest Sankara Eye Hospital in your city.

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