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LASIK is referred to as laser eye surgery or laser vision correction. This surgery  is a type of refractive surgery that is performed  for the correction of myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. Lasik surgery is one of the most popular vision correction procedure that work by reshaping the cornea, the clear front part of the eye, so that the  light focuses on the retina in the back of the eye. Lasik eye surgery is considered to be the most effective and useful treatments for vision correction. It helps people in getting rid of their contact lenses and glasses. It not only helps in vision correction but also helps in treating refractive disorders like hyperopia, astigmatism, myopia etc. The ideal age for lasik surgery is between 18 to 60 years.

Need of Lasik Surgery :

Lasik surgery is performed when one is suffering from any of the following conditions  mentioned below:

1. Near-sightedness (myopia)- When one can see things clearly when they’re close, but things farther away are blurry.

2. Farsightedness (hyperopia)- One can see faraway things more clearly, but closer things are blurry.

3. Astigmatism – This is a condition that can make everything blurry because of the type of the shape of your eyes.

Before opting for lasik surgery one must ensure that he is in good health, free from any eye disease and a clear medical history. Age is one of the main factors that affects your candidacy for Lasik eye surgery.

Ideal Age for Lasik Surgery

The eyes continue to grow until at least 18 years of age. Therefore, experts recommend that surgery for vision correction should not be performed until this age, since the benefit will be temporary and the patient will be saddled with glasses as soon as his or her eye prescription changes, due to the natural process of growth.

18 to 40 Years

It is considered to be the ideal age for laser vision correction, and most doctors prefer to operate as soon as the prescription for glasses has been stable for a year. It is because it provides almost twenty years with no dependence on glasses.

40 to 60 Years

After the age of 40, presbyopia begins to set in, and cannot be handled with conventional laser vision procedures. However, your doctor will discuss with you the possibility of monovision. It provides a practical and simple solution for freedom from both distance and near vision glasses in this age group.

60 Years and Above

There is no fixed upper age limit and is dependent on the individuals’ eye health and visual needs. For patients who do not have any organic reasons for the vision loss including cataract, and have no medical contraindications, they can safely undergo LASIK surgery. 

However, in certain conditions you might need to seek advice.

Such Conditions Are :

1. If one is younger than 18

2. In pregnancy or nursing

3. If one is taking certain  medicines  

4. One has a lot of recent changes to their vision prescription and Have thin or uneven corneas

5. One is suffering from eye conditions such as Glaucoma  or very dry eyes

6.  The patient has health issues such as diabetes , lupus , or rheumatoid arthritis  

To Sum Up…

LASIK eye surgery is very effective and quick way to correct certain vision problems, but not everyone can undergo the procedure. People looking to have LASIK surgery should be aware of the criteria that make someone suitable for this type of surgery. They should also make a careful selection of their doctor based on experience rather than cos

Lasik surgery should by performed by expertise doctors only as eyes is the most sensitive and delicate part of our body. Any negligence or carelessness  could lead to loss of vision permanently or one may suffer from any of the other problems.

At Glamyo Health we offer the best laser and advanced treatment and assist the Patient not only during the Surgery but also after the Surgery to avoid any further complications. 

One who is associated with Glamyo health deserves all the benefits before and after the Surgery . some of them are-

1. Most Advanced Laser Treatment

2. Best Doctors in India

3. Free Pick & Drop Service

4. Free follow-ups post-surgery


6. All insurances covered

7. Zero Cost EMI Available

8. All the Paperwork handled  by Glamyo team 

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