November 27, 2021

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A Brief Guide To Know About Eyes Correction Surgery

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You may want to undergo corrective eye surgery because of refractive errors to prevent you from seeing far distance, near distance, or both. The ophthalmologist will perform Eyes correction surgery (แก้ตา, which is the term in Thai), which will improve your eyesight. You don’t need to have surgery compulsory, and you may not be a suitable candidate for surgery. Get your eyes evaluated with the doctor, and he can suggest to you a better procedure which will be most fit for you.

Defining The Basics:

The LASIK Eyes correction surgery procedure is the most common way to reshape your cornea to correct your vision. The cornea is the dome in front of your eye. The surgery gets done such that eye vision could improve and focus directly onto the retina.

Good To Know Things:

Before you head to the surgery, it is necessary to know a few things about it. Like the eye being the most delicate, basically, it has to be done correctly in one go as it is irreversible. There is nothing to be afraid of as every surgery involves some level of risk, and things can go wrong, but most of the patients have successfully got eye surgery. You may or may not get insurance plans to get it covered for the surgery.

Situations That Will Require Your Eyes To Undergo Surgery:

To be able to see effectively, the cornea and lens must bend to make it focus on the retina. The images get recognized as with the light rays that sends impulse which gets sent to the brain. Conditions you may be facing will be myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, and presbyopia may require surgery.

  1. You should not below 18 years.
  2. You must not be pregnant or nursing to undergo surgery.
  3. Consult with your doctor if you are on any medication.
  4. The dry eye could be a concern to undergo surgery.

What can you expect with the surgery?

An eye examination by your eye surgeon is essential before you undergo any operation. Take all the prescriptions given by your doctor. And stop wearing contact lenses prior to surgery as prescribed by your surgeon, as it may alter the shape of the cornea that can alter the measurements before an operation.

The surgery will take generally 15-20 minutes for each eye and is generally done together. However, your surgeon may take a few days or weeks gap to see the results of your first eye before proceeding to another.

Your eye operation will heal but you can take a few days off. Avoid doing things that your doctor suggests.