Is Lasik Safe? does it have side effects?

Is Lasik Safe

Is Lasik Safe ?

Safety is a main concern that all LASIK candidates share.
The latest studies conducted show that LASIK and other types of laser eye surgery, such as PRK and LASEK, have an excellent safety profile and a very high success rate. They are designed to treat myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism, and can allow you to live without glasses or contacts.

what is Sight-threatening complications such as complete or partial loss of vision ?

Sight-threatening complications such as complete or partial loss of vision from LASIK surgery are extremely rare, and many side effects and laser eye surgery complications can be resolved with additional surgery or medical treatment.

Like any other surgery, however, there are potential risks, side effects and limitations you should be fully aware of before electing to undergo the procedure (or any type of procedure, for that matter). Choosing a skilled and experienced LASIK eye surgeon can help reduce these risks and enable you to achieve the best possible results from laser eye surgery.

what is the first step ?

The first step is to determine if you are a good candidate for vision correction surgery. Your eye doctor will perform an advanced diagnostic eye exam to determine your suitability for LASIK surgery. He or she will evaluate: the shape and thickness of your cornea; pupil size; refractive errors; the moistness of your eyes (to check for dry eye syndrome); general health and medical history; and any medications you are taking.

Even if you are not a good candidate for LASIK, don’t worry — you might still be able to have your vision fixed with other vision correction surgery such as PRK, LASEK or implantable lenses.

At Royal Spanish Center, in Abu Dhabi, we strive to make patient care one of our top priorities along with medical excellence. Our dedicated staff members are properly qualified and trained to handle patients’ inquiries and requirements with high professionalism. Besides our world-class doctors and skilled medical care providers, our family consists of various experienced personnel in the fields of administration, accounting, marketing, operations, and patient experience. Each of our team members is another reason for the success of Royal Spanish Center and its growing reputation. Team work and collaboration remain the key factors that enrich patient experience and yield positive results.

Is Lasik Safe

Dr Tamer Salem
Official ophthalmologist of “Joelle” program on MBC.
Dr. Tamer Salem is the first physician in Europe to obtain a PhD in LASIK from Miguel Hernandez University, Spain. After obtaining his clinical fellowship from Regensburg University, Germany and the institute of Ophthalmology Alicante, Spain, Dr. Tamer was practicing as a Consultant Ophthalmologist for 7 years at the San Juan University Hospital. He holds an academic appointment as an Assistant Ophthalmology Professor at Miguel Hernandez University, Spain. Dr. Tamer has been successfully performing Lasik surgeries since 1990. Currently, he has performed about 7000 Lasik procedures. Advancing his efforts further to heighten awareness, Dr. Tamer offers free LASIK evaluations and will answer all your concerns and questions regarding surgery.

Is Lasik Safe


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