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How long does eye surgery take?
The procedure usually takes less than 10 minutes per eye, depending on the prescription and the amount of correction needed. Laser surgery only takes 20-50 seconds. It is advisable to reach the clinic approximately an hour and a half before on the day of your surgery.
Is eye laser treatment painful?
LASIK eye surgery is not painful. Your surgeon will place numbing eye drops into both of your eyes right before your procedure. While you may still feel a little bit of pressure during the process, you won’t feel any pain.
Can LASIK fail?
All surgeries carry some risk of complications and side effects, but LASIK is generally considered a safe procedure with a low complication rate. LASIK is one of the safest elective surgical procedures available today, with a complication rate estimated to be less than 1%.