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Considering Lasik surgery. Any chances of recurring power? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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Doctor:Good Evening
Doctor:I am Dr. XXXXXXX here.
User:Good Evening
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:pls share whether you are a general physician
User:or any specific specialist
Doctor:Yes. I am a General Physician.
User:am basically looking for Lasic surgery
User:i need to know who I could approach
User:through this policy
Doctor:You will need to talk with the policy provider to know about where the surgery would be covered.
User:for ur help
Doctor:Here, I could help you with the medical aspect or doubts regarding lasik surgery.
User:Well I have one doubt
User:few of my friends who got their Lasic done
Doctor:Sure. Please proceed.
User:got power after couple of years
User:as in the situation came back to square 1
User:after 2 - 3 years
User:and now they are using glasses
User:so I duno
Doctor:Yes. That can happen.
User:under what circumstances
Doctor:So it is important to make sure that your power is stabilized before going for the surgery.
User:is that the only condition
User:cos one friend has stabilised power
User:before surgery
Doctor:For some people, the power keep on varying from time to time. For them, it is not suitable for undergoing lasik surgery.
User:I see
User:for me from last 4 years its same
User:and 3.5
Doctor:Ok. I believe you can go for lasik after a proper evaluation by an ophthalmologist.
User:Thanks for the advice
Doctor:You are welcome.
User:i shall visit an ophthalmologist
User:thanks again
Doctor:Is there anything else I could help you on?
User:Na not as of now
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
User:Thanks for your help
Doctor:Have a Nice Evening!!
User:you too :)
Doctor:Bye for now.
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