When it comes to eye procedures like LASIK, it’s normal for many to have an eye-related fear, or ommetaphobia. This fear is mostly caused by patients’ lack of knowledge, but learning about this vision correction will allow you to leave any fears behind you.
A few common fears you may have about LASIK are:
- You don’t know what to expect.
- You’ll feel pain.
- Your procedure will go wrong.
- You’ll be kept away from activities you love.
Although having some fear about a medical procedure is understandable, you have nothing to worry about! Here are four of the most common fears about LASIK, as well as a few words from patients whose lives have changed for the better because of their vision correction.