What is LASIK Eye Surgery?
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LASIK eye surgery can help correct vision problems as a result of nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism. LASIK can help reduce redness, eye irritation and eye strain.
The lasik procedure is a fast, safe and virtually painless procedure that has been trusted by millions worldwide. The lasik operation only takes a few minutes to correct each eye and Shah Eye Center uses one of the most advanced Intralase® lasers in the United States. Lasik eye surgery is one of the most precise medical procedures performed today that has an exceptional track record of safety and success
At Shah Eye Center, only board-certified ophthalmologists, certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, perform the LASIK procedure to ensure the safest and highest quality procedure.
Schedule your lasik eye surgery consultation today and start on the path of giving life to your eyes.
What Can I Expect During Lasik Eye Surgery?
Lasik eye surgery is one of the fastest, safest procedures that has been trusted by millions. Here’s what you can expect.
Our doctors use the WaveScan CustomVue system to better determine an expected outcome prior to proceeding with your LASIK surgery.
You will be awake during the procedure, but may be given medication to relax. Special eye drops are used to numb the eye. Aside from little pressure, our patients are usually comfortable during the procedure.
IntraLase® Femtosecond Laser
One of the most advanced technological LASIK tools is used to create a small flap in the cornea.
VISX Star S4 Excimer Laser System
This innovative Laser technology is used to reshape your cornea.
The actual LASIK procedure generally takes less than 10 minutes per eye.
Most patients are able to perform their regular schedule activities within a day.
What Are The Risks Associated with Lasik Surgery?*
- Dry Eye Syndrome
After surgery, you may develop dry eye syndrome. This can be severe in some cases.
- Loss of Vision
Possible need for glasses or contact lenses after surgery.
- Adverse Visual Symptoms
Visual symptoms such as halos, glare, starbursts, and double vision may occur.
*Not intended to be complete list of risks associated with the lasik procedure.