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LASEK In Iran

Best LASEK clinic in Iran
Best LASEK hospital in Iran

Lasek 1More than 40,000 Iranian and foreign patients are going under LASEK in Iran each month. LASEK in Iran is on top of the middle-east regarding its skilled specialists and surgeons. Here are the best clinics for LASEK in Iran:

  • Noor clinic
  • Negah hospital

LASEK cost in Iran

There is a significant difference between the cost of LASEK in Iran and other countries. The most important factors for the low price of it in Iran are:

  • A large number of LASEK clinics in Iran.
  • A large number of applicants for LASEK in Iran.

LASEK cost in Iran varies depending on the cataract surgery and the hospital. An average cost of cataract surgery in Iran is $1,000 (both eyes).

LASEK cost in Iran in comparison with other countries

This surgery costs $3.000 in the U.S., $2.700 in Europe, $2.000 in Thailand and $1.200 in Turkey.

Best LASEK surgeon in Iran

One of the most important factors for choosing a good surgeon at LASEK in Iran is the doctor has done many LASEK surgeries.
You can find the best doctors for LASEK in Iran on our website by following their experiences.

Why should you travel to Iran for a LASEK?

Many patients travel to Iran for LASEK. One of the reasons for this matter is Iranian specialists and ophthalmologists who have high surgery success rates.

  • Low cost of LASEK in Iran
  • Low cost of accommodation in Iran
  • Well experienced doctors
  • The high number of LASEK in Iran

Diagnostic and surgical centres accordant with today's European standards are performing the highest quality operations in Iran. Another reason for LASEK in Iran is its lower cost compared to other countries.

How long should I stay for LASEK In Iran?

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About LASEK

Lasek 2Lasek is a laser-based surgery combined of Lasik and PRK (photorefractive keratectomy). This method is used for astigmatism, shortsightedness and farsightedness. The most important difference between Lasik and Lasek is in the focal effect point of excimer laser on the cornea. In the Lasik method, the laser hits the new spot on the cornea after removal of a corneal layer and then scraping is performed. However, in the Lasek method, the laser beams will hit the corneal surface without removal of the corneal layer and only after removal of the covering tissue of the cornea.

Recommended for

  • Patients with farsightedness 
  • Patients with shortsightedness 
  • Patients with astigmatism 
  • Patients who are not suitable for Lasik surgery

Before LASEK

The doctor will examine the eyes and measures the thickness of the cornea, eye pressure, pupil dilation and refraction in addition to the medical history of the patient and then makes the final decision whether the patient is a suitable candidate for surgery or not. Usage of the contact lenses must be stopped three days before the surgery.

During LASEK

Lasek 3During the surgery, eyelids and eye surrounding tissues are disinfected with a disinfecting agent. Desensitising and antibiotic drops are applied to the eyes, and the patient lies down under a microscope on the surgery bed. Eyelids are kept open utilising a particular gadget so that the patient won’t be able to blink. The eye will be washed with a serum. Cornea protecting layer is removed.  The surgeon asks the patient to stare at the little red beam inside the microscope. The surgeon uses the excimer laser to correct, shortsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism.

Anaesthesia

Total anaesthesia or local desensitisation is used for Lasek surgery.

Duration

It takes about half an hour to an hour to complete the surgery.

Recovery

Post-operation care

  •  Taking a shower or washing the face should be postponed to the next day
  • You can perform all your daily activities, like driving after the Lasek surgery. However, it is recommended to postpone driving until the eye doctor has confirmed everything is OK
  • Sunglasses are recommended to prevent direct sunlight damage to the eyes

Possible discomforts

  • It may feel like a foreign object is in the eye for 1-4 days after the Lasek surgery
  • Vision may diminish in dim light environments up to 12 months after the Lasek surgery
  • Dry eyes may be experienced, and there may be a need for eye drops
  • Unclear and foggy vision for the first few months from the surgery

Highlights

Success in surgery

The success rate of the Lasek surgery is 98%, and most patients will enjoy a 20/20 vision afterwards.

Not recommended for

  • Patients below 21 years of age 
  • Diabetic patients 
  • Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers 
  • Patients with immune system disorders 
  • Patients with cataract or glaucoma potential risks 
  • Infection 
  • Vision deterioration 
  • Thickness of cornea