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Have power in eye. Any option other than glass? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Oct-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:my name is XXXX
Doctor:Yes XXXX, proceed with your question.
User:a day back i visited eye doctor and got to know that i have power in my right eye and he suggested me a glass
User:now my question is .What happens if i dont wear the glass ??
User:do my power increases ??
Doctor:You increased the chances of worsening.
Doctor:And yes the power can increase.
User:any alternatives other than wearing glass
Doctor:Contact lenses is similar to glass but is more aesthetic.
Doctor:The next option would be surgical correction in the form of LASIK.\
User:how much the lasik treatment my cost and do it provide permanent solution ??
Doctor:It doesn't guarantee a permanent cure. But there is very low chances that refractory error will recur again.
User:how much it may cost in approx ?
Doctor:It might cost some where between 25-30 thousand INR. This is my rough guess; as I do not practice LASIK procedures.\
Doctor:You can contact an eye institute and they will be able to give you the right estimate.
Doctor:Have you followed?\
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:thank you
Doctor:You are welcome.\
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now.
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