LOTUS introduced Epilasik for the first time in south east Asia in 2004.Epi-LASIK (Epithelial Laser In Situ Keratomileusis) is an innovated procedure of Lasik to overcome the limitations of Lasik.
Lasik procedure consists of two steps. First making a thin hinged flap on the cornea, after lifting the flap Lasik procedure is performed on the bed of the flap. The corneal flap is repositioned after the completion of treatment. It takes 10-15 minutes for the both the eyes.
The treating doctor performs the flap lifting first and laser is applied. The laser application will give you a mild burning sensation which will get over within few hours after the procedure. The flap is replaced back. A thin contact lens will be placed on your eyes for few days to reduce your discomfort while epithelium heals.
You will remain in our post operative section for couple of hours after the procedure. The doctor will examine your eyes and will prescribe you the post operative medicines.
You are requested to bring an attendant along with you for taking you home.
LOTUS is the first eye hospital in South East Asia to introduce Epilasik in 2004. Lotus has performed over 8,000 Epilasik procedures in addition to 35,000 Lasik, Zyoptix Ultimate, Intralase Zyoptix, Zyoptix Supracor procedures.