LASIK Surgery in Salem
If you are considering lasik surgery in Salem, there are a few things you should know. Lasik surgery is a very popular procedure that can correct many different vision problems. It is important to consult with an experienced lasik surgeon to ensure that the procedure is right for you. There are many lasik surgeons in Salem, so make sure to do your research before making a decision. The lasik surgery itself is relatively quick and painless, and most people see a significant improvement in their vision after the procedure. Schedule a consultation with a lasik surgeon today to see if lasik surgery 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 Salem 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 Salem
Standard LASIK in Salem
This is the base standard for LASIK surgery in Salem. Under this method, the cornea flap is created using a blade. Then excimer laser is used to reshape cornea
Femto LASIK (Blade free) in Salem
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 Salem go for this procedure.
ICL Specs removal in Salem
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 Salem. 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 Salem
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 Salem
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 Salem.
PRK Surgery in Salem
PRK is a flapless and bladeless procedure, and one of the safest eye surgeries in Salem. Typically, PRK surgery has a recovery time of 2 – 5 days. EyeMantra Salem 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 Salem and other branches has helped more than 10,000 people to get rid of spectacles forever.
LASIK Eye Surgery Cost in Salem
Eye Mantra hospital by Mantra Care is one of the top eye hospitals in Salem offering affordable LASIK eye surgery. If you have health insurance, you can get Lasik done under insurance. Eye Mantra Salem 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 Salem 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 Salem
There are multiple good hospitals for LASIK Laser surgery near Salem, including AIIMS, Eye Mantra, The Eye & Vision Center. Eye Mantra is considered to be the best place for LASIK surgery in Salem & the NCR region.
At Mantra Care Salem, 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 Salem to get rid of contact lens and glasses.
Our Salem Lasik treatment centers are near these localities
- Jagir Ammapalayam
- Chinna Thirupathi
- Sankar Nagar
- Sivaya Nagar
- Angammal Colony
- Steel Plant Road
- Kennady Nagar
- Nedunchalai Nagar
- Old Suramangalam
- Periya Pudur
- First Agraharam
Top LASIK Surgeons in Salem
Dr. Rajat Jain
Dr. Shweta Jain
Cataract, Retina, Glaucoma, Lasik
Dr. Neha Mohan
Dr. Lalit Chaudhary
LASIK Eye Surgery Facilities in Salem
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 Salem 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 Salem 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 Salem 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 Salem experienced no feeling of pain post their LASIK surgery.
Yes, most patients in Salem get both eyes treated at the same time. This is also recommended by doctors as well.