Laser eye surgery is a procedure to correct Myopia or short-sightedness, Hyperopia or farsightedness and astigmatism. Laser eye surgery in India is quite a common procedure. Laser surgery has been shown to be successful in India and complications are rare. Laser surgery is a relatively simple medical procedure which is not life threatening.
The best thing about Laser Eye Surgery in India is that it is non invasive and painless. Recovery takes around a weeks’ time and requires less assistance. As postoperative effects, there is only very mild discomfort, temporary haziness or irregular astigmatism. In India, Laser surgery is mainly of four kinds. Laser assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) is the most commonly performed and conventional eye surgery variant. Others are Femtosecond Lasik (All-Laser LASIK eye surgery), SMILE (Small Incision Lenticule Extraction) and Contoura Vision LASIK (newest variant of All-Laser LASIK eye surgery). There are many factors which affect the cost of Laser Eye Surgery in India. These range from the use of technology, type of procedure, location, required aftercare, size of the clinic or hospital and the patient care involved. Laser eye surgery in India is quite advanced in terms of the technology available. Also the hospital facilities and patient care facilities here are comparable to the best in the world. Indian eye surgeons or Ophthalmologists are well qualified and have had the best of training and hands on experience.
Laser eye surgery cost in India is anywhere from US$275 to $1200. It costs much more in other countries like the United Kingdom (Cost: US$1500 to $3600) and Spain (Cost: US$3000). You are getting the best of treatments offered anywhere in the world at economical costs.
Lasik surgery is one of the most popular procedures for correction vision. For problems like astigmatism, myopia, and hypermetropia, Lasik offers a near-permanent solution thereby restoring healthy vision to the suffering individual. Abbreviated from Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, LASIK is a laser-assisted eye surgery that implements microkeratomes for the improvement of visual acuity. The laser is targeted at the cornea, which is re-adjusted or reshaped so as to provide unaided vision to the candidates. Lasik treatment is very popular owing to its remarkable success rates, which is why, approximately 700,000 procedures are performed annually.
In the present digital era, refractive errors of the eye are just as common as the use of the internet itself. With various types of simple to sophisticated procedures, the average cost of LASIK surgery in India varies from around 300 USD to 1300 USD.
From the patient to the doctor there are many factors that influence the cost of LASIK surgery in India.
Some of the commonly noticed patient-based factors are:
Amount of refractive error in the eye
Level of correction of visual acuity
The surgeon factors that affect the cost of the surgery are:
Technique or approach used by the surgeon
Experience of the surgeon
The technology or equipment used by the surgeon
Location of facility
The reputation of the healthcare provider
Continuity of patient care and follow up
Size of the surgical team including surgeons, nurses, other staff, and technicians.
India has many good hospitals for eye care. Of the innumerable hospitals that are promising, and provide world-class treatment, some of the hospitals providing LASIK surgery in India are -
Aravind Eye Hospital
Kenia Eye Hospital
Centre for Sight
Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital
Vasan Eye Care
Netradeep Eye Hospital Pvt Ltd
Utsav Eye Clinic
Retina Foundation and Eye Research Center
Eye Care Hospital - Lasik Eye Surgery
Bombay City Eye Institute & Research Centre
The Vision Eye Center
The Asian Eye Institute & Laser Centre
Navi Mumbai Eye Clinic and Laser Centre
Eye7 Chaudhary Eye Centre
Save Sight Centre
The LV Prasad Eye Institute
Some of the top eye surgeons for LASIK surgery in India are:
Dr. Sudipto Pakrasi
Education: MBBS│ MD (Ophthalmology)│ DNBE
Dr. (Maj.) V Raghavan
Education: MBBS │ DOMS │ MS (Ophthalmology)
Dr. Ranjana Mittal
Education: MBBS │ MS (Ophthalmology)
A vision of 6/6 or 20/20 is considered normal. After Laser Eye surgery in India, 96% of people end up with a 6/6 vision. The rest might require a second surgery which is called an enhancement surgery to improve their vision.
The more the initial refractive error the lesser the chances of achieving a perfect 6/6 vision. A slight refractive error may still persist.
LASIK surgery in India is done by various procedures. Some of the commonly used methods are :
Using - Femto Laser + Excimer Laser + Topolyser
It includes the following -
Specs Power Correction + Aspheric Treatment + Corneal Imperfections Removal
Fast Visual Recovery (WOW Effect)
Computerized tracking during Laser delivery with the Fastest Tracker
Using - Femto Laser + Excimer Laser
Specs Power Correction + Aspheric Treatment
Fast Visual Recovery (WOW Effect)
Computerized tracking during a Laser delivery
Using - Only Femto Laser
Only Specs Power Correction (Lenticule Removal)
Slow Visual Recovery in 2-3 days (No WOW Effect)
SBK LASIK WITH CUSTOM Q
It is US-FDA approved. The treatment is customized to individual eyes for better visual outcomes. A thin flap is made near the corneal region which enhances the safety of the procedure by saving more tissue and providing better strength to the cornea.
SBK (THIN FLAP) LASIK
It is US-FDA approved. A thin flap is made near the corneal region which enhances the safety of the procedure by saving more tissue and providing better strength to the cornea.
It is US-FDA approved. The treated and non treated areas are blended with each other with aspheric treatment resulting in reduced halos and glare.
It is US-FDA approved. One might experience the visibility of halo and glare at night time.
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