At Optilase clinics, we only use the most advanced and sophisticated technology to correct a patient’s vision which minimizes any trauma suffered by the eye.
The procedure itself usually takes less than 15 minutes and the entire eye is numbed so that you don’t feel a thing.
After the procedure a clear shield similar to a pair of goggles will be placed in front of your eyes which will limit your vision ability, so it is recommended that you have someone pick you up after surgery.
The anesthetic eye drops will begin to wear off and you may experience some mild discomfort and you gradually get more feeling back in your eyes. It is recommended that you use antibiotic eye drops to prevent any infections developing.
Most people are back into the swing of things within 48 hours, but it is sometimes recommended that you avoid driving for up to a week after laser eye surgery as your eyes are still adjusting. Your binocular vision will be affected which can make judging distance difficult so taking a break from driving is the responsible and safe thing to do.
In the days after laser eye surgery, don’t fret if you experience some momentary long or short sightedness. The ocular acuity of your eyes will eventually stabilize.
Your post-operative appointment will determine how well your eyes are healing and to make sure the surgery was successful.
To book your free consultation with Optilase call +353 1 223 8821.