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Tips for Making Arrangements the Day of Your LASIK Eye Surgery

Last updated 7 years ago

For many people struggling through life with vision problems, LASIK eye surgery can be a perfect solution.    A complete, 1-hour evaluation with Clear Advantage is the only way to determine if you are a candidate for LASIK.   Since corneal tissue has no regenerative ability, LASIK is considered a Life-Long procedure.  You could reduce or eliminate your need for distance glasses for life!
LASIK surgery is the obvious choice for many people suffering from vision problems. If you are signed up for the treatment, then it’s time to start planning for the big day.  Follow the guidelines below to make sure you are well prepared for the day of your LASIK surgery.

Stop Wearing Your Contact Lenses

You should stop wearing your soft contact lenses at least five to seven days before your LASIK eye surgery and before your comprehensive evaluation.   You should be wearing only glasses during this period. 

Don’t Apply Makeup

On the day of your appointment, be sure not to wear any makeup to the LASIK surgery.  Eye makeup should be avoided one week after surgery as well. 

Arrange for Someone to Drive You Home

Although most patients are amazed with how well they see immediately after surgery,  the LASIK  procedure will leave you with slightly blurred vision for a few hours  You should arrange to have someone drive you home from the appointment.  You will need to be seen for a follow up appointment the day after your procedure, but you should be able to drive yourself to that appointment and return to normal activities, including work, that day!

For LASIK surgery or other ophthalmology services in the Portsmouth area, there is only one place to head for excellent service: Clear Advantage.   In addition to our bladeless LASIK treatments, we also offer customized wavefront procedures and other vision correction options, such as the revolutionary implantable contact lens - Visian.    Clear Advantage is located in Portsmouth NH and is just 45 minutes from Boston, MA, Manchester, NH and Portland ME.  Contact us to schedule your complimentary evaluation today!


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