LASIK: Why LASIK eye surgery is done?, Cost

LASIK short for Laser eye surgery/Laser vision correction or Laser-assisted in situ keratomileuses, surgery for the correction of Myopia (Nearsightedness), Hypermetropia(Farsightedness) and astigmatism.

Detailed, In this surgery, the eye cornea is reshaped in order to improve visuality. As the laser is used in this surgery that is why named Laser eye Surgery or a Laser Vision Correction.

In simple words, it is eye surgery to remove your eyeglasses or contact lenses,

LASIK Eye Surgery 

Laser eye surgery, Vision Correction surgery
LASIK Eye Surgery

Why LASIK eye surgery is done?

If a person has any one of the following then it is suggested
  • Astigmatism.     

In any one of the following cases if a person is probably thinking of removing the contact lenses or glasses then it has opted.

But it is not the case that for every person it is true that through LASIK one can able to get rid of glasses or contact lenses it all depends upon the extent of the above-mentioned disorders. So, keep in mind that LASIK is good/helpful up to some extent.

Risks  in LASIK Surgery

  • It may lead to dry eyes which means less production of tears and it is generally harmful to the eyes which affect the eye vision.
  • Sometimes people find difficulty at night. The quality of the eye, vision is greater affected by dim light.
  • Since it is a laser surgery that involves the removal of tissues, if the tissue is removed too large or too small than a specified parameter then it will badly affect the eye vision.
  • LASIK surgery also proves very dangerous for a patient having some particular eye diseases like Keratoconus and other Corneal Disorders.

LASIK Surgery Cost in India

  •  Lowest Range- Rs 5000 - Rs 8000 per eye.
  •  Highest Range- Rs 15000 - up to lakhs per eye. 

LASIK eye surgery cost is not fixed everywhere in India But I will give you a rough idea about the basic cost. The lowest price that one can be charged in a government hospital is in the range of Rs 5000-8000 per eye.

But the problem with the government hospital is that they give you very long dates. and if you are in a hurry for maybe Army medical or any other than you have to go to a private hospital and that will definitely cost you more if they come in the category of Good hospitals Their cost starts from Rs 15000 and may go up to lakh per eye.

Also Read:- History of LASIK, Complete Procedure of LASIK