patient goes through a comprehensive series of eye tests
and examinations (including Corneal Topography, Pachymetry
and Wavefront analysis) before consulting with the surgeon
to discuss and plan the specifics of personal vision correction.
To ensure a painless experience the eye is anaesthetized
with drops (No injections are necessary). For the surgery,
the patient lies under the laser machine and concentrates
on a flashing light for a few seconds. The patients are
in the surgery suite for about 15-20 minutes and can walk
away after the surgery. No hospitalization is required.
In LASIK, both the eyes are generally operated at the same
time; no patch is applied post-operatively. However, if
you so desire, you may undergo the procedure one eye at