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Pain in eyes, using last number of opticals. Suggest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Dr XXXXXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:sir i want to know this
User:i have problem in my father eyes
User:they are using last no. of opticals
User:please tell me how can treat it
Doctor:What is your father's age?
Doctor:Does he have any other issues with his vision/eye such as cataract?
Doctor:Does he have history of diabetes?
Doctor:Let me brief you.
User:there is some pain also in eyes last few days
Doctor:Optical lenses and contact lenses are no more the only treatment options to correct refractory errors.
User:so what should we do
Doctor:We currently have LASIK surgeries which are easy and performed world wide.
User:where it can be done
Doctor:They have helped many people either to completely normalize refractory errors or reduce the problem.
User:where tell me please
User:please tell me the place where this problem can be solved
Doctor:It is performed at most eye hospitals such as Aggarwal, Vasan or any other eye institute/multispecialty hospials.
Doctor:His ophthalmologist would know that.
User:is it necessary to hospitalised or it can be done within a day
Doctor:There are certain evaluations to be done before LASIK surgery to ascertain the right candidate.
Doctor:And the procedure is a short one and the patient can be discharged home within a day.
Doctor:I would suggest you to contact and discuss with his ophthalmologist.
Doctor:He can know better the right surgeon to consult at your place.
User:what is expenses to be bear us
Doctor:If feasible he/she can initiate the initial evaluation and the LASIK surgeon (ophthalmologist) can take over.
Doctor:LASIK surgeries are packed at about 30 - 50 thousand rupees.
User:is your company bear this expenses
Doctor:The pricing can vary according to the institute and doctor performing the procedure.
User:because we have your mediclaim policy
User:sir we can take traetment in which you have suggest or in your panel
Doctor: XXXXXXX is only a patient education platform. You will need to contact your HR/insurance agents to confirm whether or not it can bear your expenses.
User:thank you
Doctor:Hope you have followed with me.
Doctor:Do you have any other queries?
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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