Surgery: LASIK Vision Correction (PRK, LASIK, PresbyLASIK, Presbyopia LASIK)
LASIK is a surgical procedure to correct near or far sightedness. It can also correct astigmatism.
LASIK is performed with a laser and is a quick and painless procedure.
If you are 45-50 years of age, LASIK may not be recommended and an alternative procedure such as Refractive Lens Replacement may be recommended instead.
LASIK Vision Correction cannot be performed at the same time as a facial surgery such as a face lift or eyelid surgery.
This Procedure is available at:
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What age do I need to be to have this surgery?
You must be at least 20 years of age to have elective surgery in Thailand. Patients under the age of 20 years need to provide a signed Consent Form from their parent/guardian if the surgeon accepts the case. Patients over the age of 45 won’t be accepted for this surgery.
How soon can I have this surgery?
We can secure priority appointments for our clients subject to the surgeon’s availability. However it is best to request an appointment well in advance so that the surgeon can advise you about the steps to take before coming for surgery.
How long does the procedure take?
An comprehensive eye examination and pre-operative preparation takes approximately 2-3 hours and the operation takes about 1 hour
How many follow up appointments will I have overseas?
This depends upon your length of stay overseas. For most patients, two follow up consultations are arranged. One is the day after surgery and another in 7-10 days.
Should I have more follow up appointments when I return home?
Yes, you can have checks with your optometrist at intervals of 1 month, 6 months and 1 year after returning home.