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5 Reasons Why Summer is a Good Time for LASIK Surgery


Dr Varun Malhotra
Dr Varun Malhotra
4 min read

LASIK is a laser eye surgery procedure that can fix refractive errors of the eye like myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. The surgery can treat these vision impairment permanently and allow the patient to enjoy a perfect vision without needing to rely on their prescription glasses or contact lenses. But did you know that summer is one of the best times to opt for a LASIK surgery?

In this blog, we’re going to list five reasons why summer is a good time for LASIK surgery.

It’s an easy procedure with quick recovery time

Even though LASIK looks like a complicated process to a layman, the actual surgery takes at most ten minutes per eye and is mostly painless for the patient. It is also an outpatient procedure, which means the patient doesn’t have to stay in the hospital and can walk out as soon as the surgery is over.

The recovery time is also very quick for LASIK. Patients start seeing clearly within an hour from the surgery and can resume their normal lives from the next day itself. LASIK is a procedure that’ll not disturb your summer plans! In fact, it can be a great start to an amazing summer!

Read Also: 3 Tips to Minimize the Recovery Time After LASIK

It makes outdoor activities fun again

Makes outdoor activities fun again

For most of us, summer is usually associated with travelling, exploring and spending time outside. For people who have to wear glasses though, being outside and doing outdoor activities like swimming, running or even hiking can become annoying. With LASIK, you no longer have to worry about glasses running that perfect summer adventure again.

It will allow you to enjoy your vacation truly

The enemy of summer vacations is broken glasses, ugly backup glasses, or lost contact lenses. People with glasses are always one tiny mistake away from ruining their holidays and even though glasses rarely break or rarely get lost, a vacation that’s ruined will never come back.

By getting LASIK at the start of the summer, you’re ensuring that you’ll get to go through that great summer vacation without worrying about something running it!

It makes wearing shades easier!

Makes wearing shades easier!

Did you know the UV-rays of the sun can be harmful to our eyes? Prolonged exposure to the UV-rays can lead to vision problems like macular degeneration and cataracts. It is advised to wear UV-blocking sunglasses when going out in the sun for the best health of your eyes, especially during the summers when the heat is at its peak. For people with glasses, getting LASIK done means they can use sunglasses more freely and without having to worry about their eye power.

It makes playing sports easier

For people with glasses playing football or cricket is nearly impossible. By getting LASIK, you’re gifting yourself the freedom to enjoy sports again without having to worry about your glasses breaking or suffering from irritation caused by contact lenses.

Get LASIK done this summer!

Summer is all about enjoying life and LASIK allows you to be one step closer to that. To know more about LASIK surgery, visit: 5 common myths of LASIK you should know!