Share 10/9/2018 Breaking LASIK myths and misconceptions! Wearing spectacles, taking off contact lens, wearing contact lens, taking off glasses – is this your routine? Did you know LASIK is the best and safest solution for you? Perhaps, you did some research at some point yet are spectical because of unanswered questions. So, we're glad that you're here, reading this - because we have a lot to share about one of our ever successful procedures. When it is concerning healthcare, the internet has a lot to say, most of which we know is misleading and some are fallacies even if it is about a simple procedure such as LASIK. This blog is dedicated to the breaking of those myths and misconceptions that exist surrounding this procedure. It is painful Interestingly, the anxiety, fear and panic experienced by patients before the procedure is immediately replaced with satisfaction and security after the procedure. This procedure is virtually painless. The surgery is carried out after putting anaesthetic drops during which the patient might feel a slight sensation only for a few minutes. Be rest assured, there is nothing to be afraid of aside from a mild discomfort which lasts for only a few minutes. After the procedure, one might face some irritation for a few hours but that goes away soon enough after a short nap. I could go blind Under experienced hands and with hi-tech equipment, your eyesight can only excel after LASIK. For you to turn blind, a series of unlikely events will have to unfold which are highly improbable if one is to choose the right expert. LASIK surgery is a recommended procedure and for good reason to ensure you see your best. Costly Most are worried about the procedure and its expenses, little does one know that the after effects of the surgery makes it totally worth it. LASIK surgery is not expensive while it also depends on the technology used and the amount of refractive correction that is required. Contact lens is safer One cannot wear their contact lens all the time and every time. Your eyes need a break and definitely a better solution. Wearing them for hours and days on end could lead to infection, dry eyes and many other eye problems. While wearing the lens, the supply of oxygen to the retina gets considerably reduced which impairs vision. LASIK on the other hand, is a solution for life without any worries or side effects, your eye sight is restored. With the help of LASIK surgery, the composition of your eye changes such as flattening the cornea which may be curved and in some cases, the cornea needs to be curved, all that can help to see better and clearer. Every patient's condition will differ and we are committed to providing the best results and experience for you. The most immediate benefits of undergoing a LASIK surgery is freedom from corrective eyewear, and more self confidence while enjoying the activities that you love most.