Leading Eye Surgeon For Refractive surgery in India - Dr. Parimal Desai

LASIK Pre Operative Procedure

    • Slit lamp examination:
      To examine and rule out any corneal disease like corneal dystrophy, opacity, SPK, infection etc.


    • Autoref. Examination:
      Computerised eye testing of patient’s eyes for numbers.


    • Cycloplegic – Refraction:
      It is conducted to determine the exact number of the patient’s eye by dilating the pupils. It helps to exactly determine the numbers of the patient’s eye.


    • Topography:
      Corneal topography is conducted to determine the corneal curvature and to rule out corneal conditions like Keratoconus and other corneal curvature condition of the patient’s eye.


    • Pachymetry:
      It is conducted to measure corneal thickness.


    • Tonometry:
      It is conducted to measure the Intraocular Pressure of patient’s eyes. If IOP is very high then laser vision correction is done after controlling it.


    • Fundoscopy:
      It is done to examine the interior of the eye, to rule out cataract any retinal problem in patient’s eyes.


    • Aberomentry:
      It is conducted to find out any higher order aberrations of patient’s eyes.


    • Pentacam-HR:
      Examination to rule out anterior as well post Keratoconus, corneal thickness and cornea related problems of patient’s eyes.


    • Schirmer’s Test:
      It is conducted to measure the dryness in patient’s eye.


Pre-Operative Instructions / Advice Before The Lasik Treatment

    • It is essential to undergo thorough eye check up before Laser treatment.


    • Contact lens should be discontinued 2-3 days before the procedure for soft contact lens and 7-10 days for hard contact lens.


    • Eye make-up is not allowed for 3 days before Lasik treatment.


    • Antibiotic eye drops prescribed by the doctor should be used for 3 days before the procedure.


    • Perfume / cologne / deodorants should not be used on the day of the treatment.


    • Patient should bring sun glasses along with them on the day of the Laser treatment to protect their eyes from dust.


    • Have a person accompanying you. May be a family member or a friend. We request you that it would be best if not more than 2 members accompany the patient to avoid unnecessary anxiety for the patient and chaos for the staff.


    • The accompanying person should know how to drive the vehicle as you would not be able and allowed to drive back home.


    • No smoking on the day of the surgery.


  • Do not consume any alcohol or sedatives that could make you drowsy prior to the surgery.