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Involved in i-lasik procedure, unilateral high myopia, asking for side effects like recuperation of flap, occasional head aches - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, if no doctor is available, please let me know about the same, will re-join later
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   Doctor,am interested in knowing about th complications involved in i-lasik procedure
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   We have received your query on that
Doctor :   Can you provide me with some more details.
Doctor :   If you can mail it to us, It will help us in guiding you
User :   What should i email?
Doctor :   You can mail about your general details like age, Sex, Occupaiton.
Doctor :   Your health symptoms or problems
Doctor :   also mail
about your past medical and surgical history,
User :   Ok. but at a more general level, can you guide me about it
Doctor :   What is the reason for undergoing I Lasik Procedure?
Doctor :   Yes sure
User :   unilateral high myopia
Doctor :   Ok,May I know your age
User :   27 years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I Lasik Procedure is commonly done these days
Doctor :   Especially in correcting Refractive errors like yours
Doctor :   Most suitable for people who do not like wearing glasses or contact lenses
Doctor :   It is mostly harmless with very minimal side effects.
User :   Ok. But what may be those side effects?
Doctor :   The results of the surgery is mostly excellent with no scars
Doctor :   It is done using Laser, Hardly takes 15 minutes, it is almost without any side effects since the procedure is 100% sterile
Doctor :   There will be no post operative scar and recovery is fast and excellent after the procedure
User :   what about the may not recuperate in ome cases
Doctor :   No, It happens only in an exception
User :   ok
Doctor :   I feel you can safely go ahead with the procedure
User :   so any advice that you have?
Doctor :   How is your general health otherwise?
User :   general health is ok
User :   any specific question?
Doctor :   Is there any medical diseases like Diabetes, Hypertension?
Doctor :   How much is your hemoglobin level, any idea?
User :   no. just occassional headaches
Doctor :   ok
User :   14+ of what i last remember
Doctor :   That is good, You can go ahead with the procedure.
User :   ok. thanks!
User :   that will be all from my end
Doctor :   Is there anything else i may help you with?
User :   no, thank you!
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   All the best for your procedure
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