Am I a candidate for LASIK surgery?
Candidates for surgery either have myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism or don’t wish to continue to use contact lenses or glasses. Some patients with autoimmune disorders might not be eligible for surgery. We recommend you to refer to one of our professional doctors for an evaluation to determine if you are a candidate for surgery.
How can I prepare for LASIK surgery?
Your specialist will evaluate your eye to determine the shape of your cornea, pupil size and condition. Doctors will usually ask you to stop wearing contact lenses about 2 weeks before surgery.
Will I feel pain during surgery?
Your doctor will place drops on your eyes to numb them, during surgery will only feel some pressure on the eye.
What happens after surgery?
Immediately after the procedure you could experience some itch with a burning sensation, and your eyes will be watery. You’ll be able to see just not clearly, it will take some time before your eyes adjust.
Can I use makeup?
It could take a few weeks before is safe to put makeup around your eyes. We recommend that you speak with your specialists.
Will I need a correction surgery?
Most people won’t need correction surgery; however, patients with more severe conditions might experience an under correction and need a second surgery. In some cases, patients could have their vision change because of aging, pregnancies or other conditions and may choose to have a correction.