What to Expect When Getting LASIK Surgery

lasik-surgery-in-la-mesaIf you’re one of the millions of people cursed with poor eyesight, LASIK surgery is perhaps one of the biggest blessings on the face of the earth. This is a process in which your eyesight can be surgically enhanced by professional surgeons. While this is certainly a beneficial option for many, it’s not all fun and games. There are a few things you should expect when before, during and after undergoing this process:

  • If you wear contact lenses of any sort, expect to stop wearing them for a substantial period of time before the surgery, and possibly even before your baseline assessment. This helps to prepare your eyes for the coming procedure.

  • Expect a speedy procedure. Typically, LASIK surgery lasts for a total of around thirty minutes, This means you won’t need to plan on an extended stay in the institution in question in most cases.

  • Expect to spend a lot of time at the doctor’s office. You should definitely see a healthcare professional within 48 hours of having the procedure performed, and should discuss seeing them at regular intervals during the following 6 months as well.

These are some of the basic issues you should expect when planning, undergoing and recovering from the LASIK procedure. To learn more about LASIK surgery in La Mesa, visit this website.


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