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Lasik surgery query - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi I want to know more about LASIK
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For health information I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: User :   age:28, occupation : IT, Married

User :   male
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what specifically you want to know about LASIK
User :   ok
Doctor :   The operation itself is made by creating a thin flap on the eye, folding it to enable remodeling of the tissue underneath with laser.

User :   my both eyes has -6.5 ...
Doctor :   ok
User :   how can I correct this?
Doctor :   what are you using now?
Doctor :   is your sight stable?
User :   contact lense

User :   yes stable
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was the last time you got your eye vision tested
User :   7 - 8 years back
User :   sorry
Doctor :   ok
User :   2 months back
Doctor :   do you feel your sight has remained the same?
Doctor :   over years
User :   I think so

Doctor :   ok
User :   last 3-4 years only 1 point incresed, I mean to say 5.5 to 6.5
Doctor :   one of the necessary step for LASIK is vision should be stable
Doctor :   for atleast one year
User :   ok

Doctor :   did you get that?
User :   what are the risk involved?
User :   yes
Doctor :   the risk is failure of LASIK
Doctor :   have i answered your query?
User :   ok.. what is the chance of faluire?
Doctor :   there are various factors that determeni the out come
User :   what is the cost of lasik for both the eyes?

User :   ok
Doctor :   please fill this form and say when done?
Doctor :   is there any thing else that i can help with?
User :   no.. thanks Dr

Doctor :   Have you filled the form which I have sent?
User :   I didnt get any form
Doctor :   did you get it now?
User :   is it a Feedback ??
Doctor :   yes feed back of my answering to your query
Doctor :   did you get that?
User :   yes I did it

Doctor :  
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