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Markham LASIK – Does LASIK eye surgery hurt?

Your eyes are extremely sensitive – the smallest particle of sand or thinnest eyelash stuck in your eye can lead to intense pain. With this in mind, you may be wondering how do people tolerate LASIK eye surgery? The concept of a laser eye specialist cutting your corneal tissue sounds unbearable. However, on the other hand – the thought of seeing clearly without the nuisance of eyeglasses or contact lenses! sounds like a dream. So – what’s the bottom line? Is the process of laser eye surgery and LASIK healing something you can handle?

Our Markham eye doctors can answer that question with an emphatic YES – you can! LASIK is virtually painless. Need more reassurance? Read on to understand the full experience of having this popular procedure in our LASIK surgery clinic.

What is LASIK?

LASIK refractive surgery is an advanced and contemporary way to decrease or eliminate your need for eyeglasses and contact lenses! During this laser procedure, your eye surgeon will direct the cool light of an excimer laser to reshape your cornea in order to correct any refractive error. LASIK can thereby resolve your nearsightedness – leaving you with sharp vision without eyewear. In general, the results are outstanding and many of our Markham, Ontario, patients enjoy crisp and clear vision after the surgery.

Is the process of laser eye surgery and LASIK healing something you can handle?

Our Markham eye doctors can answer that question with an emphatic YES – you can! LASIK is virtually painless. Need more reassurance? Read on to understand the full experience of having this popular procedure in our LASIK surgery clinic.

What is LASIK Co-Management?

LASIK co-management is a helpful and essential service that our Eye Clinic Markham optometrists provide before and after your LASIK surgery. We will work together with your eye surgeon to make sure that you receive comprehensive instructions and information about LASIK, as well as first-rate eye care when you need it.

    • Part 1: The Consultation. We’ll tell you all about the procedure, including the benefits and risks. Bring your questions and we’ll answer them! Dr. Jiang will perform a thorough eye exam to determine your candidacy for LASIK, checking your vision prescription, corneal curvature and thickness, eyelid structure and tear film. If the results indicate that your eyes are suitable for LASIK, we will refer you to a top eye surgeon in the Markham area.
    • Part 2: Pre-operative Care. We will assist you to set up your LASIK surgery with an experienced eye surgeon and Dr. Jiang will handle your preoperative check-up. He will dilate your eyes and take detailed measurements. We will also provide you with all the information and instructions you need for the day of your surgery, as well as what to expect during the healing process.
    • Part 3: Post-operative Care. Typically, you will visit Dr. Jiang on the day after your LASIK surgery so he can ensure that your eyes are healing smoothly. Afterward, you will return at regular intervals throughout the next weeks and months for follow-up eye exams and care.

    Benefits of LASIK Co-management

    You will receive compassionate pre-op and post-op care from an accessible eye doctor who knows you personally and LASIK surgery from a top-notch eye surgeon in Markham, Ontario. When it comes to first-rate eye care and patient satisfaction, this is a win-win combination.

    What is the LASIK healing experience?

    About 20 – 30 minutes after eye drops are applied, the numbing effects will wear off. At that point, you may feel some mild discomfort, itching, or dryness. Although you may feel tempted to rub your eyes, it is critical to hold back – as your cornea will still be healing. To counter these sensations, the laser eye specialist will supply you with special postoperative eye drops that facilitate LASIK healing.

    Now that you know what to expect, we invite you to schedule a consultation with an eye doctor at our Fort Worth LASIK surgery clinic to discuss your candidacy for this painless procedure. Call today – it is the perfect time to free yourself from your bothersome eyeglasses or contact lenses!

    Now that you know what to expect, we invite you to schedule a consultation with an eye doctor at our Markham eye clinic to discuss your candidacy for this painless procedure.

    Call today on 905-944-9088 – it is the perfect time to free yourself from your bothersome eyeglasses or contact lenses!

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