What are the advantages and disadvantages of LASIK?

Laser Eye Surgery

Romil Patel compares LASIK to laser eye surgery alternatives

The main advantages of LASIK are a quicker recovery process and less discomfort associated with it.

It must be borne in mind that not everyone is eligible to have laser vision correction, as well as in particular, LASIK. So a full evaluation of your eyes is always necessary.

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About the experts

With a combined 55 years of knowledge and experience, Romil and Manek Patel are a formidable force in eye surgery

Mr Manek Patel

MBBS MRCOphth DO CertLRS

Highly respected by his peers and with many years of experience, Manek Patel specialises in LASIK and LASEK laser eye surgery and has given almost 50,000 people freedom from glasses and contact lenses throughout the course of his career.

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Mr Romil Patel

MBBS BSc MRCS FRCOphth PgDipCRS CertLRS

Romil is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital London, a leading international eye hospital that provides access to state-of-the-art equipment, expertise and knowledge to solve the most complex patient cases. To compliment his private sector refractive surgery work, Romil also operates in the NHS domain as a cataract surgeon.

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