Does LASIK Surgery Hurt

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LASIK Eye Surgery Information

Does LASIK Hurt During the Procedure

In most cases, PRK and LASIK does not hurt during or immediately after the procedure. Before your LASIK eye surgery begins, numbing eye drops are used to alleviate any pain or discomfort to the eye during the procedure. 

Most surgeons may also prescribe medication to help you relax before the procedure. LASIK eye surgery requires only topical anesthetic drops, and no stitches are required to heal after the procedure. LASIK does not hurt during the procedure, however you may feel some pressure on your eyes.

After the laser reshapes the cornea, the flap is replaced and serves as a natural bandage for the healing process. LASIK is the most popular elective procedure and accepted and has excellent satisfaction rates.

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Does LASIK Hurt or is there Pain After LASIK Eye Surgery

Several hours after LASIK surgery, there may be a temporary discomfort and an itching sensation in your eyes. In addition, you should expect some blurry vision or haziness immediately following surgery. Your doctor may prescribe eyedrops to treat this possible discomfort and mild pain. In the very rare instance that your post operative LASIK does hurt and are experiencing significant pain following your procedure, please immediately contact your doctor. 

One of the most common fears of LASIK hurting is due to the concern of a a blade or laser coming in contact with your eyes. As most individuals know, eyes are extremely sensitive and are to be treated accordingly.  After LASIK, one of the most common complaints is the temporary dry eyes which can hurt after the procedure, but it is also treatable with prescribed eye drops and over the counter lubricating eye drops.  

Also, LASIK is the most popular elective procedure and has been performed almost 20 million times in the United States alone. It is FDA approved since 1995 and proven effective in treating astigmatism, nearsightedness and farsightedness.

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Does LASIK Hurt?

LASIK is the most common elective procedure and is performed to treat nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism.