LASIK Thailand

Eyes are precious. Therefore, when faced with vision problems, wearing contact lenses or glasses becomes a necessity. For the physically active people spectacles or lenses often become cumbersome. For them Lasik treatment is the last resort. Lasik surgery solves the vision problems and helps to get rid of contacts or glasses. Lasik is widely practiced in Thailand in all major hospitals and some specialized clinics.


LASIK or Lasik is a kind of refractive laser eye surgery performed by ophthalmologists for correcting hyperopia, myopia, and astigmatism. Started in around 1950 by Colombia-based Spanish ophthalmologist Jose Barraquer, LASIK is also an alternative option for patients who wear corrective eyeglasses or contact lenses.

What is the length of the Lasik Surgery in Thailand?

Lasik Surgery in Thailand takes between five to fifteen minutes for both eyes.

Who is a candidate for Lasik Surgery?

Patients suffering from hyperopia, myopia, and astigmatism undergo this kind of surgery. However, the patient should be at least 18 years of age, should possess a good general health, have no eye related problems or active eye conditions which may affect healing post operation. Beside all these a patient undergoing lasik surgery should have a stable vision prescription for at least one year

How is the Lasik Surgery performed?

First the eyes are anesthetized with special drops. Cool pulses of ultraviolet light are then administered to cleanly and precisely sculpt the eye's inner surface.  Corneal tissue has extraordinary natural bonding qualities and hence no stitches are needed. In this process a thin flap is created on the eye, folding it to enable remodeling of the tissue beneath with a laser. The flap is then repositioned and the eye is left to heal.

What does a patient expect from Lasik Surgery in Thailand?

The patient after undergoing a lasik surgery can expect to have immediate clear and improved vision, with little or no complications, and can enjoy greater, crisper visibility. The patient can totally avoid wearing corrective lenses after this surgery. 

What are side effects involve in Lasik Surgery in Thailand?

There are a few small risks that may occur after LASIK eye surgery. One long term side effect is the reduced vision at night like seeing halos around lighted objects at night or worse vision post surgery, or contracted infections in the eyes.  Research and analysis show no major side effects after lasik surgery.

How long does the patient need to stay in hospital?

Lasik surgery is done on an outpatient basis.

What type of Anesthesia is done during Lasik Surgery?

Lasik surgery is performed with the patient awake and alert. In some cases the patient is given a mild sedative

When can the patient go resume daily activities?

The patient can able to see within 24 hours and have fluctuating, blurry vision for the 2 weeks beyond that.


Is this process painful?
This process is quick and quite painless.

It is the eyes that convey a thousand unspoken words. So opt for lasik surgery in Thailand and ‘see’ the difference!

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