In Today’s era, the LASIK eye procedure is very popular for the correction of vision impairments. It can correct short-sightedness, long-sightedness, and astigmatism for certain limitations. However, there are some people for them it may not be suitable. We have listed the points which can help you to assess yourself before going for a LASIK eye procedure.

 

 

When you are Younger Than 18 Years Old

Below 18 years FDA does not recommend going for a LASIK eye procedure. Till the 20th is your growth period and there are possibilities to recover the vision with the overall body growth.
When you are Pregnant

Changes in hormonal during the pregnancy may affect the result of the LASIK eye procedure. During pregnancy and Post-pregnancy till breastfeeding, LASIK eye procedure is not permissible. Drugs which are used in eye procedure are may not good for the developing baby. Swelling in hand, feet, and on the face due to hormonal changes similarly affects the eyes’ cornea. Thus, it is not advisable.

When you are Taking Prescription Drugs

If you are longer on prescription medication, it is not advisable for a LASIK eye procedure.
Drugs that can change your hormones or can impact immune systems may affect the size of the cornea. Certain drugs may interfere with eye procedures if you are planning for an eye procedure. You may ask our expert related to prescribed drugs that can or cannot affect the eye procedure.

When your Vision Is Not Stable

Changes in vision with respect to age are a natural process in the human body. When you cross the 40s cornea of the eye loses its natural flexibility, and then your vision required a correction.
But when you are wearing glasses or contact lenses and changing the glasses frequently due to instability in your vision, it can’t be correct by the LASIK eye procedure. We Columbus Lasik vision will examine your eye’s health and guide you to the proper treatment.

When you are Not in Good General Health

LASIK eye procedure required good health to avoid any harmful impact on health after post eye procedure. People who have diabetes, glaucoma, collagen vascular, rheumatoid arthritis may not suggest an eye procedure.

There are some diseases / conditions related to the eyes.

• High eye pressure
• Large pupils
• Corneal dystrophy
• Damage cornea
• Herpes of the eye
• anterior uveitis
• Permanent blindness
• High eye pressure
• Large pupils
• Corneal dystrophy
• Damage cornea
• Herpes of the eye
• anterior uveitis
• Permanent blindness

You Have Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye may increase the risk of discomfort after post eye procedure. In the LASIK eye procedure microkeratome cut will cause languishing that may make the dry eye syndrome worse. During the eye examination, experts can guide before going to the eye procedure. They may suggest using punctual occlusion for the lubrication to avoid the risk of abnormalities related to post LASIK eye procedure. With the surgeon’s right pre-operative and post-operative guidance, one with dry eyes syndrome can benefit from the LASIK procedure.

If you would like to book an appointment or need consultation related LASIK eye procedure leave us a comment or call at our Columbus Lasik Vision at 1-866-600-3937

About Dr. Columbus

Dr. ColumbusDr. Bill, as he is affectionately known, is the founder and surgical director at Columbus LASIK Vision. He received his Bachelor’s Degree at Scranton University and his medical degree at Penn State University Medical Center where he also performed his internal medicine internship. He then spent three years at Nassau County Medical Center training in Ophthalmology. Shortly after finishing at Nassau county, he began his cornea and refractive fellowship at the prestigious Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan. Dr. Columbus has demonstrated his commitment to excellence with over 25,000 corrective eye procedures.