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Refractive Surgery/Laser Vision Correction

The technological advancements have increased the options of refractive vision correction in the past few years. You will find all latest technologies at iTek Vision Centre, to provide the treatment of international standards. In this treatment, the cornea is reshaped in order to correct the vision.

At iTek Vision Centre, we offer the following treatments for vision correction

● PRK(Photorefractive Keratotomy)

● LASIK (Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis)

  • Standard Lasik
  • C-Lasik(custom vue)
  • i-Lasik(bladeless)

● PTK(Phototherapeutic Keratectomy)

● Phakic Intraocular Lenses(ICL/EyePCL)

● Refractive/Clear Lens Exchange

● PRK (Photorefractive Keratotomy)

Our laser services include-

● YAG Laser Iridotomy

● YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Some common FAQs associated with laser vision correction are-


Duration of the Surgery

The procedure takes around 10 minutes per eye, but the patient is suggested to stay at the iTek Vision Centre for 2-3 hours at least.

Is there any pain involved?

The procedure is completely painless. However, you might experience a foreign body sensation or burning for up to 6 hours after the treatment.

 When can I get back to work after the surgery?

You can get back to your daily lifestyle soon after getting the treatment; however make sure your daily activities towards computer are restricted.

How soon can I take a shower after the treatment?

You can take a shower soon after the treatment, but you have to stay away from soap and shampoo. The water should not go directly into your eyes as well.

When can I start wearing eye makeup again?

You are recommended to stop applying mascara, eye shadow and eyeliner 3 days prior to the treatment. Do not wear makeup, after shave, moisturizer or even lotion for that matter. You can start wearing the makeup one week after the treatment. After the treatment, you are recommended to get new makeup and stop using the old makeup.

When can I start exercising?

You must avoid exercising for at least a month, because sweat in the eye should be avoided. It might lead to bacteria formation and affect the eyes. However, you can start non-contact sports once you start feeling comfortable. You must wear sports goggles to protect your eyes.

Is it safe to swim or Sauna?

You are recommended to avoid swimming, hot tub and sauna for at least 2 weeks.

When can I start travelling?

The best laser eye centre in Delhi will recommend you to stay locally for at least a week after your surgery. You can go in case of emergency, but try to avoid the same.


You must know that there are some risks involved with laser vision correction, like any other surgical procedure. Some common risks involve dryness of the eye, hazy vision, halos, night vision disturbance etc. However, if you get the refractive surgery done from the best eye doctor in Delhi, the chances of side effects and risks are reduced.