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Laser eye surgery and vision correction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   I have to close this window as there is no response from your side. Please get back if you need any medical advice.
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   Hi
User :   doctor i have some eye vision problem
User :   i have short sight problem
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   age:33,Occupation:IT professional,Location:Bangalore,Narried
User :   presently i am using the spectacles
Doctor :   ok..
User :   but i am not inteested in wearing it
Doctor :   Ok.. what is your power?
User :   i heard there is a permanent solution for the eye sight problem through laser surgery
User :   my power is 0.25 and i think it is increasing
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   LASIK is a good solution for this problem- but there are a few things about the surgery that you should know
User :   can u please explain me the laser surgery, is it safe?
Doctor :   Usually it is a safe surgery
User :   ok
Doctor :   If your power has been changing continously it may not help
User :   can i spend my life without using the spectacle after the surgery
User :   hello
User :   how much it costs doctor?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   the cost varies- depending on the hospital- 10,00 15,00 RS per eye is an avg estimate
User :   how many days of hospitalization needed
User :   how many days of hospitalization needed
Doctor: one
User :   ok
Doctor :   But your eye will need to be protected after that and it will take 2-3 months for your vision to gradually improve
Doctor :   An ophthalmologist will examine your eye thoroughly-measuring the cornea etc- to advice if you are a suitable candidate for the eye surgery
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   I have to close this window as there is no response from your side. Please get back if you need any medical advice.
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