FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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Is LASIK Procedure painful?

The LASIK Procedure is almost painless and is performed with topical drop anesthesia. Patients walk in and out of the operation theatre in less than 15 minutes,

Can you blink during LASIK Eye surgery?

A speculum is placed on the eye that prevents a person from blinking during the procedure

How long do I wear sunglasses after LASIK Eye surgery?

For about 3 days indoors and 3 weeks outdoors.

How long after LASIK will the blurry vision go away?

Most of the blurriness goes away by the next day, though the clarity gradually increases over a couple of weeks.

What are the common side effects after LASIK?

Temporary dryness for a couple of months which can be treated with lubricating eye drops and difficulty in night driving for the first few weeks.

How long after LASIK will my vision stabilize?

Usually the vision continues to stabilize for until a month.

When can I rub my eyes after LASIK?

You should avoid rubbing the eye after LASIK surgery for a couple of weeks.

Can I shower after LASIK surgery?

You should take a below- the- neck shower for a few days after surgery.

Can you see immediately after LASIK?

Yes but your vision might be slightly blurred.

What care should I take after my LASIK procedure?

Protect your eyes from infection and injury for at least 1 week after the surgery.