Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) commonly called as laser eye surgery usually use for the correction of myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. This technology has becoming in-demand in some part of the world as shown by the increased number of people undergone to the surgery.
In the US, more than 16 million people got vision correction procedures in 2011 alone. Here in the state of Illinois, hundreds of thousands of patients flock to Chicago LASIK surgeons, and many other instances in the other states — showing peoples interest to the new technology on eye surgery.
However, there are things you may need to think before deciding to undergo LASIK surgery here are some simple, but very important tips that you may need to know before signing that waiver.
First of all, you have to do research on your own. Never forget to understand how LASIK procedure is done and things you need to do. Check out information that prep-up you before the procedure. Learn what you need to do. Learn what sorts of medication that the doctor will give you. Talk about this to your eye doctor. Do not be afraid to ask questions. The more information you know, the less likely you will feel uneasy about it.
Also do not forget to check out information about the doctors and the institutions who would be handling you. A quick look online can tell you so much information about the integrity of the people who you are dealing with. Search for scams and even court cases about them.
Learn about the financial side of the procedure. Find out how much you need to pay and how much your health insurance can cover. Do not forget to search for the cost of your medications before the procedure.
And lastly, never forget to settle things with your employer. Of course you can file a sick leave, but make sure to check whether your office will allow you to be absent on the dates you are planning to have the procedure. It is not just about your boss, remember, the tasks that you will leave behind will pile up on you even if you are on leave. Make sure to learn the schedule that you are most likely free of any tasks!
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Scientific Name: (Ocimum basilicum)
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