The first step in your Laser Eye Surgery journey is attending a free consultation at any Optilase clinic across Ireland where a qualified surgeon will determine how suitable you are for treatment.
The consultation will involve answering a range of questions about your general health and eye health as well as an in-depth eye examination.
It is vital that you answer all questions honestly, as this can affect whether you are a suitable candidate for Laser Eye Surgery at Optilase.
Yes. Prior to your free consultation at Optilase, you cannot wear any form of contact lenses for a certain period of time as they can sometimes flatten the front of your eye.
Laser Eye Surgery reshapes the cornea which is located at the front of the eye, so it needs to be in its most relaxed state to accurately measure its natural curve and establish how much tissue must be removed.
The purpose of asking about a prospective patient’s health is to figure out if there are any medical factors that would adversely affect the outcome of Laser Eye Surgery or prevent a person from being suitable for the procedure. You will be asked about:
A thorough eye examination is also carried out during the Laser Eye Surgery consultation process at Optilase to measure your refractive error and check your eye health.
After the free consultation, you will know whether you are a suitable candidate for Laser Eye Surgery and will be informed as to the realistic outcomes of corrective treatment for your individual refractive error.
To book your free consultation today, call +353 1 223 8821.