Connor scottI had a lasik surgery last year. First, you should have your eyes tested to see if you are a candidate for this surgery. Then is the procedures of the surgery. Your eyes will be numbed so that the whole process is not painful, and the whole process takes about 10 min. You can feel all what doctors do on your eyes and the wetness from the solution. Never be afraid of this, you may think all will be well after the limited 10 mins.04/25/2012
MELODYFirst the doctor will put some drops in your eyes to numb so that you will not feel painful during the process.Then you will be taken to a machine which is used to cure your eyes.You won't be able to see anything during it and it takes about 5 to 10 minutes. Then more eye drops will be put in your eyes to prevent infection.You may be very sensitive to light , keep tearing,or feel blurry after that.But it is normal and can be fine in several days.04/25/2012
ErinA numbing drop will be placed in your eye, the area around your eye will be cleaned, and an instrument called a lid speculum will be used to hold your eyelids open.Your doctor may use a mechanical microkeratome (a blade device) to cut a flap in the cornea.If a mechanical microkeratome is used, a ring will be placed on your eye and very high pressures will be applied to create suction to the cornea.Your vision will dim while the suction ring is on and you may feel the pressure and experience some discomfort during this part of the procedure. The microkeratome, a cutting instrument, is attached to the suction ring. Your doctor will use the blade of the microkeratome to cut a flap in your cornea. Microkeratome blades are meant to be used only once and then thrown out. The microkeratome and the suction ring are then removed.Your doctor may use a laser keratome (a laser device), instead of a mechanical microkeratome, to cut a flap on the cornea.If a laser keratome is used, the cornea is flattened with a clear plastic plate. Your vision will dim and you may feel the pressure and experience some discomfort during this part of the procedure. Laser energy is focused inside the cornea tissue, creating thousands of small bubbles of gas and water that expand and connect to separate the tissue underneath the cornea surface, creating a flap. The plate is then removed.You will be able to see, but you will experience fluctuating degrees of blurred vision during the rest of the procedure. The doctor will then lift the flap and fold it back on its hinge, and dry the exposed tissue.04/25/2012
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