Do You Have to be Put Under Anesthesia for LASIK?

For any surgery, most patients expect that they will have to be put under anesthesia. However, that is not always the case. When it comes to LASIK surgery, it is not the case. Instead, there are less invasive alternatives.

Numbing the Eyes during the Procedure

During your laser eye surgery, your body is not poked or prodded. There is no entry of a needle with anesthesia. Instead, your eyes will receive a numbing solution through the use of anesthetic eye drops. These allow the surgery to continue without having to put you under.

The anesthetic eye drops also allow the surgery to be pain-free. Your Eye Specialists are happy to explain more if you have any questions about this numbing method. Contact our staff at 954-452-9922.

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I'm 86 years old, and next year I'm going for my driver's license. I wanted my eyes checked so I could pass the test because they were getting a little bit blurry. I came to Aventura Eye Specialists, and they fixed my eyes so that I don't have to wear glasses. I see perfectly!

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I came to Dr. Vedula for lasik surgery. I've seen multiple doctors in the area, and I found him to be the best. I had an astigmatism and he assured me that I was able to have it done. He's changed my life forever. I now have 20/20 vision. I wake up in the morning without glasses, and I can go out dancing and to the beach. I highly recommend Dr.
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