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Examinations

Even though laser eye surgery is a solution for many people with vision problems, it is not a suitable solution for everyone. Laser surgery is not safe for about every fourth patient for getting rid of glasses or contact lenses...

SMILE laser surgery info

24 hours after the SMILE surgery it is allowed to take a bath and a shower. Those activities that can worsen the dryness of the eyes should be avoided during the first days, including working with computer. 3 days after the SMILE operation applying makeup to the eyes is allowed.

FemtoLASIK laser surgery info

Do not rub the eyes in spite of the sense of inconvenience as this might cause the displacement of the corneal patch!  It is recommended to use the protective glasses when sleeping during the first week after the LASIK surgery. 24 hours after the surgery it is allowed to take a bath, but not a shower. 3 days after the operation light exercise may be started. 3 months after the operation activities where water can get into the eyes at high pressure, like water skiing and surfing, may be initiated.

No-cut laser surgery info

Protective contact lenses will be inserted on the cornea after an no-cut surgery procedure that will be removed after 3–5 days. It is generally not recommended to drive a car within one week after an no-cut laser surgery procedure.  1 month after the operation it is allowed to lie in the sun with sunglasses that protect the eyes effectively. However, sunlight can promote the formation of scar tissue; therefore, it is not recommended to plan holidays in countries with intense sunlight for half a year after the ASA operation. It is advisable to wear sunglasses in daylight for one year after the operation.

Lens exchange surgery info

Do not rub the eyes in spite of the sense of inconvenience! Please contact your doctor immediately if the eye starts to ache, or if you develop reddening or a strong sense of rubbing in the eye, or in case of vision impairment!

Additional lens surgery info

Please contact your doctor immediately if the eye starts to ache, or if you develop reddening or a strong sense of rubbing in the eye, or in case of vision impairment!

Technology

Laser surgery is just a five-minute operation, but before the surgery your eyes need to undergo precise and extensive exams. The technological developments of vision...

Suitability of laser surgery

You are probably NOT a good candidate for refractive surgery if...
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