In this day and age, LASIK is a big hit because of the benefits it can instantly give a person in terms of vision correction.
While most people with a blurry vision are well aware of what LASIK can bring to the table, some are afraid to swing big for various reasons. Probably the biggest reason for that is being afraid of the procedure.
One of the most common and biggest fears is simply the idea and thought of having an eye surgery. That alone can be a big factor for someone.
However, all the fears are worth the conquering as the benefits that LASIK can give you will without a doubt outweigh whatever reasons you may have for being afraid.
So if you are one of those who would love to have LASIK but might be afraid, know that you should have no worries at all.
Here are the reasons why you should not be afraid of having LASIK at all:
1. Risk Screening – Not everyone undergoes LASIK right away. Of course, there’s a screening to be undergone first wherein a patient takes a series of eye exams to see if he/she is qualified for the procedure.
Shinagawa takes extra measures in its comprehensive eye checkup to ensure that the safety of the patients’ eyes is always prioritized. LASIK screening takes 2-3 hours as thorough eye examinations are bound to be given.
With the advancements in technology, the techniques and machines for screening are extremely accurate and proven, enabling eye doctors to declare one as eligible or ineligible for LASIK.
2. Minimal Discomfort – All surgeries produce a certain volume of pain or discomfort and fortunately, LASIK is one of those that present minimal of both. As proven in most, if not all, LASIK procedures, patients experience little-to-no discomfort or pain during the surgery.
At Shinagawa, our advanced LASIK services are painless and bladeless, thanks to the state-of-the-art technology that we use.
3. Speedy Recovery – LASIK is an outpatient surgery, meaning a patient can immediately go home once all procedures are completed. Furthermore, the recovery time for LASIK is very minimal. A patient’s vision is expected to significantly improve and stabilize not too long after surgery in most cases.
4. Patient Experiences and Success Rate – There are already approximately more than 15 million successful LASIK procedures performed worldwide. The latest consensus research reports that 99 percent of LASIK patients achieve better than 20/40 vision while over 90 percent achieve 20/20 or even a better vision.
Needless to say, LASIK, along with its benefits and results, is tried and tested again and again.
With all these facts, maybe it’s finally time to throw all your worries away so you can start taking baby steps on your way to a possible perfect vision.
LASIK can be your bridge towards a better eyesight and life. Know just how much LASIK can be of help to you.
Have your eyes checked first to see what’s best for you, contact our Patient Care Lines: (+632) 368 5238 l (+63) 917 862 7454 l (+63) 921 217 0517 and we’d be happy to aid you through.
If you happen to qualify for LASIK, then brighter days should await you.