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Possible Side Effects of Lasik

Lasik surgery is very popular and it’s for those who are nearsighted or farsighted or have astigmatism. This surgery can and will correct your vision and it’s such an easy painless surgery to have. However, there are some people that do and will have side effects from this surgery. There are some patients that had this surgery and are now suffering with starbursts and they see halos, some have glare double vision and some have night blindness while others suffer from dry eyes which are a few of the lasik side effects that are felt.

When patients started to complain about some of those side effects they were told that it would go away within weeks or months after the lasik surgery. There are many cases where the effects were permanent and never did go away. Some patients had these lasik side effects but only a mild case of it while others suffered with it and couldn’t perform basic functions such as driving. Constant rubbing of your eyes after the surgery is a suggestion that the eye is trying to heal itself. There are cases where some patients became sensitive to the light which is yet another side effect.

If you are considering getting this surgery you should know that you might suffer from these side effects. These lasik side effects could stay with you for months and then you’d find yourself back at the doctor to see if he could do something to help you out. Please do understand that you too can be complaining about these symptoms after the surgery and it can affect your everyday life.

The newer surgery is called Epi Lasik. With this surgery, they cut the flap of your cornea with a sharp razor and if they cut it too thick you will again have problems with your eyes. You will feel some discomfort having Epi Lasik while the procedure is being performed. Some will tell you that lasik surgery is better for you than Epi Lasik if you are in a profession where you might be in danger of having your eye hit.
you are still planning to get the surgery, the lasik eye surgery cost is going to be about $2,200 per eye to have it done. You have to go with someone to the lasik surgery clinic to have them drive you home as you won’t be able to drive home afterward. Some insurance companies will cover your lasik eye surgery cost but you will find that others won’t cover it so be sure that your lasik eye surgery cost is going to be covered.

Nevertheless, getting Lasik in Singapore, especially within your reach, is no longer a challenge anymore. Moreover, experienced eye doctor will tell you all the necessary precaution steps or details to take care before a surgery is performed. By practising these, you are able to reduce, or even mitigate the risks you are more likely to be exposed to.

Matthew Ng explores the subject of new technological advances in vision health like Lasik surgery and Epi Lasik. He also writes on Lasik eye surgery cost and side effects.

Do you know Why Not Everyone Can Have Lasik Surgery? Continue reading at this eye health info site.

PreOp® Patient Education: Lasik Laser Eye Surgery

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Undercorrection and Overcorrection: Side Effects of LASIK

Undercorrection or overcorrection may be one of the common lasik side effects. Usually both the undercorrection and overcorrection problem is temporary but sometimes can be permanent. Between these two problems, undercorrection is more common. A slight undercorrection may not create any problem; rather it is desirable to fix the nearsightedness problem in patients over forty.

When the problem is acute, enhancement procedure is needed. Initial overcorrection may occur depending on the type of treatment and this overcorrection usually fix automatically within a month. When you go for a farsighted treatment, an overcorrection will make you temporarily nearsighted. Surgeons are continuously trying to reduce the problems of overcorrection and undercorrection by using consistent technique, meticulous instrument and laser calibration. They also analyze the outcomes. Temporary undercorrection and overcorrection are tolerable for more patients. However, glasses or temporary contact lenses are sometimes prescribed for the comfort of the patients. Sometimes, eye drops are prescribed to get rapid rid from this problem.

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What is Sparkling Water Used For?


Many people who have either not heard of sparkling water or simply don’t drink it much are always asking me what sparkling water is used for. Obviously it goes without saying usually that sparkling water can be consumed by itself and it tastes delicious, but some people may not know that there are also many other uses for sparkling water that are not as common as drinking it by itself.

One of the most popular things to do with sparkling water is to mix it with fruit juice. And if you like sparkling water by itself, you are sure to love it mixed with your favorite fruit juice! It tastes so good it will tempt you to keep drinking it all day! However, there are also more different ways to drink sparkling water than just plain and mixed with fruit juice. How about mixing it with soda? This is another creative option that is done all the time by many people!

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