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Can i go for lasik surgery based on my eye power and how long it will be effective ?

Hi i m 28 old f , i have -2.75 num in both eyes i want to go for lasik sugery . is it safe ?? should i go for it ?? i ahve heard that after operation its effective for only 4 -5 years after that person get even higher number ? aproximat cost at bangalore ?
Asked On : Wed, 8 Jun 2011
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you can go for lasik surgery if your power is stable for 1 year ,your corneal thickness and orbscan test are normal.

usually power does not come after surgery.cost is around 25-35000rs

take care
Answered: Wed, 7 Sep 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
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Yes, Lasik surgery can be done. There are risks and complications in every procedure. Kindly consult with your Ophthalmologist.
Answered: Wed, 8 Jun 2011
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Diabetologist Dr. Sudharshan's  Response

Welcome to Healthcare magic forum,
Lasik surgery for -2.75 is not required, it is helpful if the power is very high. It is safe and very effective for people with high power.
Consult ophthalmologist and then decide.
Hope I have answered ur question,
Answered: Wed, 8 Jun 2011
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