Question and answer about excimer laser

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Does Excimer Laser Surgery Hurt?

Do not be afraid! Laser eye surgery will not hurt you at all! Laser eye surgery is completely painless. All patients are given anesthetic eye drops approximately 15 minutes before surgery.

Who cannot have laser eye surgery?

Those with rheumatic diseases such as Sjogren’s syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and those with dry eye syndrome. Pregnant or breastfeeding women. Those who progress in glasses grades are not suitable candidates for laser eye treatment. Those with keratoconus, cataract, glaucoma and some retinal and optic nerve diseases are not suitable candidates for laser eyeglasses relief treatments.

How is excimer laser made?

The Lasik method is the most commonly used method. In this method, a thin layer is cut on the upper surface of the cornea, lifted in the form of a lid, and the refractive error (Myopia, Hypermetropia, Astigmatism) in the eye is corrected by applying an Excimer laser to the underlying corneal surface. This method is performed with drop anesthesia and is not painful.

Can laser eye surgery be done twice?

Ophthalmology Specialist Op. Dr.Zafer Söyük informs: “Laser surgery can be performed for the second time, but with today’s technology, the rate of eye surgery after laser surgery is very low.

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