Doctors who treat LASER EYE SURGERY or similar ailments belong to following departments:
To Find relevant doctors click on the department name




Also known as Spectacle removal surgery, LASIK Surgery.

Laser in-situ keratomileusis, or LASIK, is an elective surgical procedure used to correct vision in people who are nearsighted, farsighted, or have astigmatism. It is a non-reversible refractive procedure performed by ophthalmologists to correct myopia, hyperopia, or astigmatism using an excimer laser to cut or reshape the cornea so that light will focus properly on the retina.

It can be opted by individuals wishing to get rid of eyeglasses or contact lens.


It usually takes about 10-20 minutes to complete the procedure on one eye. Both eyes can be operated on the same day.


There might be some burning, itching, foreign body sensation, blurred vision initially. Healing usually occurs very rapidly and improved vision is noted within a few days.
Strenuous activity, such as contact sports, is to be avoided for at least a month. The use of creams, lotions, and make-up must also be avoided for at least two weeks. Hot tubs and swimming pools should be avoided for at least two months. Once presbyopia sets in, at around age of 40 years, corrective glasses would be needed.


- Undercorrection/overcorrection
- Dry eyes
- Glare
- Seeing halo around images
- Fluctuating vision
- Corneal perforation


A proper evaluation is done prior to surgery, including measurement of corneal thickness, refraction, and pupil dilation, etc.to assess the suitability of the procedure.

The surgery is performed while the patient is under a local anaesthesia/sedation.

During LASIK laser eye surgery, an instrument called a microkeratome, is used to cut a thin flap in the cornea. The cornea is then peeled back and the underlying cornea tissue is reshaped using an excimer laser so that it can properly focus light into the eye and onto the retina. The cornea flap is then put back in place.


You may also like to learn about:

Refractive errors
Eye stroke
Corneal clouding/opacity
Eye infections
Corneal ulcer
Blocked tear duct

If you want to search Opthalmologists in different cities then click on the appropriate link below
....and many more, For searching doctors in other cities go to our Doctor Search and seacrh by name , specialization and locality...etc
Recent Patient's Queries for  LASER EYE SURGERY
To connect with patients with similar ailments:
click on the relevant patients queries below or to join a new patient community now Click Here

To connect with fellow patients click on the query subject
Latest Activity

Is relax smile eye surgery covered under ESI?
Is relax smile eye surgery covered under ESI?...
Male 21 , Mangalore


1 Day Ago

Suffering from far sightedness, need LASIK.
Suffering from far sightedness, need LASIK. Can you Suggest me best hospital in...
Male 38 , Akola


26 Mins Ago

Looking for laser eye surgery at Hyderabad.
Looking for laser eye surgery at Hyderabad. Can any one suggest me best doctor?...
Male 5 , Agra


23 Mins Ago

Need laser eye surgery for my eyes.
Need laser eye surgery for my eyes. Suffering from far sightedness from last 8y...
Male 31 ,


24 Mins Ago

Please let me know which doctor did u go to for laser eye surgery.
Please let me know which doctor did u go to and how much did they charge you...
Male 54 , Agra


24 Mins Ago