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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i wanna know abt eye lasik surgery
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is medical insurance provided for lasik
Doctor :   What is your eye sight at present?
User :   -7.0
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Has your sight been stable for 1 year?
Doctor :   Are you with me xxxxx?
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available round the clock everyday.
User :   sorry
User :   i am back now
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Has your sight been stable for 1 year?
User :   yes, it's stable
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You can go for Lasik surgery on advice of a good ophthalmologist.
Doctor :   If you dont have any other eye problems?
Doctor :   It will take a day to 2 days hospital admission.
User :   but i wanna know whether lasik comes under medical insurance
Doctor :   With good techniques the complications are very minimal
Doctor :   No, that is difficult unless it is proven that the error is affecting the work performance or daily activities.
Doctor :   It is not possible with -7
User :   so should it be more than -7 to get medical insurance
Doctor :   It is considered a cosmetic surgery.
Doctor :   It should be proven that it is causing significant problem to work and daily activities, only then it may be considered,
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   Anything else that you would like to know about?
User :   can u plz suggest me a hospital
Doctor :   Can you please mention your age, location?
User :   26/xxxxx
User :   but even xxxxx is ok for me
Doctor :   Ok
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Doctor :   If you wish, we can fix up your appointment with a doctor in your area.
User :   a straight question......
User :   IS xxxxx's in xxxxx good
Doctor :   I am not aware to be frank as we dont have a database in xxxxx
User :   thank you doctor.......
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   also ur opinion on 'xxxxx' in xxxxx
User :   i will for dure doctor!
User :   sorry, i will surely fill feedback form
Doctor :   It is a good hospital. If required we can refer you there.
User :   but i have already been there..! The cost for surgery is very high there compared to Dr. xxxxx's
Doctor :   Ok
User :   that is why asked you, which one can we afford among the 2, leaving cost factor
Doctor :   xxxxx is still better taking all things into consideration.
User :   ok doctor.....thank you very much for your valuable time
User :   i am done....
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