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What are the benefits of LASIK?

LASIK is a fantastic surgery. It is:

  • Extremely accurate.
  • Painless
  • Quick, the total procedure takes about 10 minutes. We use a femtosecond laser to create a thin flap of corneal tissue in just 15 seconds.
  • Rapid results: You can see soon after the surgery.
  • Speedy recovery: The eye can be a little bit scratchy initially. Still, the visual recovery is fast. Most people can drive the next day after surgery.
  • Can treat refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and mixed astigmatism

Many people who have LASIK eye surgery can’t understand why they did not have refractive surgery sooner.

If you want to see if you’re a good candidate to have eye laser surgery and free yourself from the need to wear glasses or contact lenses,take the self-test. It takes a few minutes and will give you a good idea of your suitability and treatment options.

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About the expert

Dr Anton van Heerden, MBCHB; FRANZCO
Ophthalmologist & Laser Eye Surgeon

Based in Melbourne, but with a reputation that transcends borders, Dr Van Heerden sets the highest bar for laser vision correction surgery in Australia. While his skills and experience are second to none, it is his fun, caring and down to earth nature that truly set’s him apart from the rest. You can sit back and enjoy the journey knowing every detail has been carefully considered.