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Want to go for zyoptix surgery. Could you refer good hospital for the same? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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User:I want to go for zyoptix surgery, could you please let refer me good hospital in bangalore of the same...
Doctor:Where do you stay?
User:I have sight and planning to go for eye surgery...
User:Near XXXXXXX Nagar, Bangalore...
Doctor:Then you can try Vasan eye care
Doctor:in koramangala
Doctor:the physicians there are quite good
User:My friend told me there are two types of surgeries - intralase & zyoptix
User:please tell me, which according to you is good one to take
Doctor:It depends on the exam findings
Doctor:although Zyoptix is the more latest version
Doctor:There are several things we need to take into account
User:mmm ok.. so the doc will decide depending on initial tests?
Doctor:and the skill of the physician is also important
User:both are different procedures?
User:my frd told me that intralase is Machine done, zyoptix is done Manually... is it true?
Doctor:The zyoptix version , the more advanced of the 2
User:ohh ok...
Doctor:can be done on people with thin corneas
Doctor:it corrects the refractive error much better
Doctor:and we do it by removing a lesser amount of cornea
User:ohh ok
Doctor:We can also preserve the natural shape of the cornea in some procedures
Doctor:intralasik is done by machine
Doctor:where a laser creates a corneal flap
User:ohh ok.. my frd has undergone intralasik...
Doctor:its an older technique so some physicians have more experience in it
User:so this is also rectified by zyoptix?
Doctor:sorry, I didnt understand your question
Doctor:what is rectified
Doctor:Zyoptix will take care of the refractive errors
Doctor:and is advantageous in certain groups
Doctor:thats it
User:ohh okok...
User:one more question
User:thanks for the explanation...
User:does this surgery has any long term side affects?
Doctor:its a safe and proven procedure
Doctor:and we make sure that we examine the person properly
Doctor:to make sure he/she is a candidate for Lasik
User:ok gr8...
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help with?
User:so if given a choice Zyoptix is the best option right?
Doctor:it is not
Doctor:as I said
Doctor:it depends on the examination findings
User:ok ...
User:vasan eye care is the best one you said... any other one which is economical and good?
Doctor:YOu can look at XXXXXXX Nethralaya
User:ok thanks for the advise...
Doctor:Can I address any other concern
User:i will check both of these hospitals and go to either of them
Doctor:you can also post a query for a specialist on our panel and take a free opinion
User:ok sure thanks....
User:one more small question regarding plastic surgery
User:my relative is going for a plastic surgery with Dr. Gurucharan XXXXXXX Health Cottage Hospital...
User:If possible, please let me know if he is good ..
Doctor:where is this located
Doctor:let me find out
User:this is the link with his details...
Doctor:i'll get back to you
Doctor:Do you have any more questions
User:no, only this... i am waiting for your reply... will u send me an email or call me abt the that doctor?
Doctor:I'll send you an email
Doctor:It may take some time
User:your advises are really appreciated...
Doctor:thank you
Doctor:have a great day ahead
User:Thanks for patiently replying to my queries... Bye for now...
User:ok Thanks a lot Dr XXXXXXX for patiently replying to my queries...
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