LASIK Surgery in Kochi
Lasik surgery in Kochi is a popular choice for those looking to improve their vision. The lasik procedure involves using a laser to correct the shape of the cornea, which is the clear outer surface of the eye. This can help to improve vision and reduce the need for glasses or contact lenses. Lasik surgery is usually performed on an outpatient basis, and the recovery time is usually short. lasik surgery can be an effective way to improve vision, and it is important to talk to an eye doctor to see if it is right for you.
Which conditions can LASIK treat
Lasik is a 10 minutes procedure and can help you get rid of contact lenses and spectacles. LASIK is very effective in treating refractive errors such a near sightedness, far sightedness and astigmatism:
Myopia [Near Sightedness]
Hyperopia [Far Sightedness]
LASIK Surgery Procedure
Our Lasik eye surgeons in Kochi offer the best and safest procedure for specs removal. There are 2 key procedures for performing Lasik surgeries, namely Flap-based and Flapless (PRK) :
Flap-Based Procedure, Lasik Surgeon:
- Forms a thin corneal flap using a microkeratome or Femto Laser.
- Pulls back the flap to show the underlying corneal tissue
- Uses excimer laser to reshape the cornea in a unique pre-specified pattern
- Uses Laser to remove the front eye tissue layer (epithelial)
- Uses excimer laser to reshape the cornea
- This is the safest procedure, however, the eye takes 1-2 days more to recover
The LASIK procedure itself usually takes about 10 minutes. Plan to have someone drive you home after surgery.
Laser / LASIK Eye Surgery Options in Kochi
Standard LASIK in Kochi
This is the base standard for LASIK surgery in Kochi. Under this method, the cornea flap is created using a blade. Then excimer laser is used to reshape cornea
Femto LASIK (Blade free) in Kochi
It is an advanced version of Standard LASIK. Instead of using a blade to create the corneal flap, a Femtosecond laser is used to create the flap. The whole process is completely automated. Around 15-20% patients in Kochi go for this procedure.
ICL Specs removal in Kochi
ICL is typically used for high numbers/ power or thin cornea, where LASIK is not feasible. ICL is one of the most advanced vision correction procedure adopted in Kochi. The aspherical lens is fixed and placed over the natural lens of the eye surgically for vision correction errors asking remarkable results.
Contoura vision in Kochi
Contoura vision, is a form of corneal wavefront topo guided treatment, which removes the aberrations in cornea and gives you clearer vision. The high level of accuracy with the surgery is majorly due to the topographical mapping of the eye. Contoura works on the visual axis rather than the pupillary axis.
SMILE Eye Surgery in Kochi
SMILE is a flapless and bladeless procedure. However, the recovery takes about 7 – 10 days. The dry eye after effects of the surgery are less with a SMILE. SMILE surgery is in its recent stages, and it’s cost is very high in Kochi.
PRK Surgery in Kochi
PRK is a flapless and bladeless procedure, and one of the safest eye surgeries in Kochi. Typically, PRK surgery has a recovery time of 2 – 5 days. EyeMantra Kochi offers SmartSurf One-step Lasik procedure, which is touchless, flapless and bladeless. It has no flap related complications and is extremely safe.
LASIK is a safe procedure with very rare complications. Laser Specs removal surgeries performed at Eye Mantra Kochi and other branches has helped more than 10,000 people to get rid of spectacles forever.
LASIK Eye Surgery Cost in Kochi
Eye Mantra hospital by Mantra Care is one of the top eye hospitals in Kochi offering affordable LASIK eye surgery. If you have health insurance, you can get Lasik done under insurance. Eye Mantra Kochi also offers Lasik Surgery EMI option starting ₹500/ month. LASIK eye surgery costs depend greatly on the procedure that you go for. The more advanced the technology the higher the cost. Our Standard LASIK surgery starts at ₹12,000/eye. Bladeless LASIK procedure in Kochi may vary in cost between ₹20,000 and ₹50,000 /eye. Here’s a comparison on the cost:
|Treatment||Approx. Cost/ Eye (₹)|
|Trans PRK (Bladeless/ Flapless)||40,000|
|Smile (Bladeless / Flapless)||50,000|
Best Eye hospital for LASIK Surgery in Kochi
There are multiple good hospitals for LASIK Laser surgery near Kochi, including AIIMS, Eye Mantra, The Eye & Vision Center. Eye Mantra is considered to be the best place for LASIK surgery in Kochi & the NCR region.
At Mantra Care Kochi, we are a team of top refractive surgeons who’re skilled in performing the LASIK, SMILE, Contoura, PRK and ICL surgeries. We have helped more than 10,000 patients in Kochi to get rid of contact lens and glasses.
Our Kochi Lasik treatment centers are near these localities
- Marine Drive
- M.G Road
- Warriyam Road
- Chittoor Road
- Jawahar Nagar
- Gandhi Nagar
Top LASIK Surgeons in Kochi
LASIK Eye Surgery Facilities in Kochi
Eye LASIK Machine
LASIK surgery is a procedure that eliminates and decreases the requirement of glasses or contact lens. An excimer laser gently reshapes the cornea with computer-controlled accuracy to fix nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. You can here view our locations of Lasik Surgery In India.
LASIK surgery in Kochi starts at cost of Rs 15,000/- per eye. But the cost can go up to Rs 50,000/eye for advanced procedures such as PRK, Bladeless, SmartSurf and Smile. If you have health insurance, you can get Lasik done under insurance. Eye Mantra Kochi also offers EMI option starting Rs. 500/ month.
LASIK surgery usually takes 15-20 minutes for each eye and all depends on the vision problem you are having.
You are eligible for Lasik Surgery in Kochi if you meet the following criteria:
- More than 18 years of age.
- No history or findings of active corneal disease.
- No frequent changes in the prescription of your glasses or contact lenses.
- No issue of dry eyes
LASIK procedures are very safe and US FDA approved. However, like any other surgical procedure it can have some complications which are extremely rare.
Some patients might experience mild dryness in eyes which is usually relieved by lubricating drops and disappears over time. Some may also experience temporary halos during night time which also reduces with time. Immediately after LASIK one might experience mild heaviness and blurring of vision.
No, LASIK surgery is not a painful procedure. Infact, more than 95% patients in Kochi experienced no feeling of pain post their LASIK surgery.
Yes, most patients in Kochi get both eyes treated at the same time. This is also recommended by doctors as well.