Lasik & Refractive Surgery

Refractive Eye Surgery ( Lasik Surgery in Pune )

The eye surgery  to improve the refractive state of the eyes is refractive eye surgery. It reduces the dependency on using contact lenses or glasses to see after the surgery, which essentially consists of methods of surgical remodelling of the cornea or cataract surgery. Lasik treates and corrects refractive errors surgically using LASIK or laser correction or by performing Intra-ocular surgeries (implantable contact lens (ICL) /refractive lens exchange). Between the two, LASIK is the most popular method. We are specialists for both of these surgeries probably the best place for Lasik Treatment in Pune.

What is LASIK surgery?

LASIK is  a method of vision correction using a laser. Therefore this method involves employing a laser to change the shape of the cornea. This makes your vision clear and you need not wear glasses/ contact lenses thereafter. This approach is highly successful and as a matter of facts improves your vision on a permanent basis.

What refractive problems does LASIK laser eye surgery correct?

People use contact lenses or glasses to help you cope with the inconvenience of not seeing well, and perhaps now you are considering LASIK procedure as a superior way to improve your vision. Following are the refractive problems that a LASIK surgery will help you correct:

  1. Myopia or nearsightedness, where closer objects are seen clearly.
  2. Hyperopia or farsightedness, where far objects are seen clearly.
  3. Astigmatism, where both near and far objects appear blurred.

We can treat Refractive errors  permanently by LASIK treatment.

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At Aakash Eye Clinic and Laser Centre, we have a team of expert eye surgeons, highly skilled paramedics, and nursing staffs to deliver you the best.

Who is suitable for LASIK surgery?

Not everyone is suitable for LASIK. Before planning a LASIK, patients have to undergo certain tests to evaluate if they are suitable for LASIK. Some of the key considerations are as follows:

  • You should be at least 18 years old since the refraction of people younger than 18 usually continues to change.
  • You should not be pregnant or nursing as these conditions might change the measured refraction of the eye.
  • Your eyes must be healthy and your glass prescription stable.
  • You should be in good general health.

What are the benefits of LASIK surgery ?

The LASIK method has the following benefits:

  • It is a dependable method and millions of LASIK surgeries have had successful outcomes.
  • The procedure is short and takes approximately 15 minutes
  • It is generally a painless procedure.
  • The LASIK method is high precision process.
  • Intralase method gives best results because of fewer flap-related complications, fewer visual aberrations (glares and halos) and fast recovery

What is the procedure of LASIK?

To make the LASIK a totally painless procedure, process uses local anesthetic,  after the patient is made to lie face up with eyes open on the operating table. Hansatome, a precision device, then makes a flap on the corneal surface. Lifting the flap to a side, the laser is then directed to the exposed bed of the cornea (Stroma). The flap  repositioning is the next step after applying the laser for 30 to 40 seconds. The total surgery takes about 20 minutes to complete. We then conduct a vision test and medicines are prescribed to avoid dryness of eyes and prevent infection.

What is the post-operative care?

LASIK surgery patients will have to wear dark glasses after the surgery. They should take care not to rub the operated eyes with hands for a few days after surgery. Though the patient will be able to see after a couple of hours after the surgery, the vision clears up completely only on the day after the surgery. We recommend Complete rest for the eyes for 2-3 days following the surgery. They should refrain from using the computer or mobile phone during this period. The very next day the consulting doctor would want to see them and examine the eye(s).

LASIK eye surgery cost in Pune

We recommend Refractive Eye Surgery only after the consulting doctor examines the patient. Eye specialist then determines type of refractive error causing the vision aberration. The cost of laser eye surgery depends on the complexity of your refractive error as well as the type of Lasik Surgery.  For basic Lasik Treatment in Pune cost may vary from 12000 to 100000 depending on what kind of Lasik you are selecting. At Aakash, we try to educate patient with exactly what is Lasik, how we do it. There will be a transparency in each and every process of Lasik Surgery.

Why should you choose Aakash Eye Clinic and Laser Centre, Pune?

We are no doubt the best hospital for laser eye surgery in Pune. Aakash Eye Clinic and Laser Centre is doing number of successful LASIK surgeries in the hospital right from the day one. We have the latest technology eye laser instruments to get the best surgical outcomes. We are an NABH Accrediated eye hospital in Pune.

At Aakash Eye Clinic and Laser Centre, we follow a strict preoperative check-up protocol to check the suitability of the candidate for LASIK and avoid any future complications. Our success rate is therefore 100% in terms of complete safety and 0% for postoperative infection. The importance is given to patient safety first; the expert team of doctors backed by many years of experience, and use of cutting-edge technology instruments therefore making Aakash Eye Clinic and Laser Centre the best hospital for laser eye surgery in Pune ensuring the safety of your valuable eye.

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