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Pre requisites for lasik surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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i am 31 years old , i have eye sight no +1.75 Left $ +1.45 Right, Can i go for Lasik Treatment,
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It has many pre requisites
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Like the power should not have changed
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for the past year
User :   i am not understant can please elobrate me
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Yes
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The person can undergo Lasik surgery in following
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1) One's eye power should not change for the past one year
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like the power should not have been increased
Doctor :   2) There is a structure called Cornea on the eye
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which should be thick to get the Laser surgery done
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User :   Yes
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Did you follow the above points?
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User :   What is the Cost for Lasik Treatmnet
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Yes
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The cost is varied basing on the tecnique of lasik , the hospital you choose
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Approximately it costs around 30,000 rupees
User :   which is the best Lasik eye hospital in Mumbai , XXXXXXXX
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Can I get back to you with the details soon
User :   ok
Doctor :   I will send you a email on these
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Confirm the details
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User :   thank you for that
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Doctor :   I am not sure whether Cashless facility is applicable for LASIK treatment
User :   ok
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the last I heard from the company is it is not covered
User :   How much time to take effect of Lasik Treatment ?
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Frequently they change their
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so please enquire from your agent
User :   How Log the Surgery will benift for me ?
User :   ok
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for the majority of LASIK candidates, the surgery improves vision and reduces the need for corrective eyewear.
Doctor :   the vast majority of people with low to moderate nearsightedness achieve 20/40 vision or better, and many can expect to achieve 20/20 vision or better.
User :   so it mean after lasik no need to wear the glasses
Doctor :   In most cases
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But the probable correction will only be told after
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assessing your corneal thickness
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by the operating doctor
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If you have thicker cornea\
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then the correction is better
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and thinner ones are less corrected
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So you can wait for 3 months
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after the surgery
User :   Thank you for providing the great information to me.
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You can assess yourself
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whether you are a good canditate for LASIK surgery
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Go to this link
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User :   Please share the Doctores details to me in Mumbai and XXXXXXXX
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Ok sure
User :   Have a Great day ahead
User :   bye
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Please go through the link I gaave
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Thanks for consulting me
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