Your initial consultation consists of an hour long appointment where you will be assessed for your eligibility and suitability for the surgery.
The consultation is a great opportunity for you to ask any questions you have. In the meantime here are some common questions about the Risks and Rewards of Laser Eye Surgery.
The only way we can be certain that you will be suitable for laser surgery is to have an initial assessment consultation. To be suitable for laser eye surgery you should:
You do not need to have a referral for eye laser surgery. However a referral may allow you to claim a Medicare rebate for your surgery in some circumstances. These include, but are not limited to:
Yes. As with any surgery there is a risk involved but with laser surgery the risk of serious complications is very low (approximately 1:10,000).
Some patients experience discomfort in the first 24 to 48 hours after LASIK eye surgery. Other side effects, although rare, may include glare, seeing halos around images, difficulty driving at night, fluctuating vision or dry eyes.
The procedure itself only takes less than half an hour but your overall stay will be a couple of hours for pre and post operative care.
Within a few days following the procedure most people are able to drive and return to their normal lives, with a new found freedom.
We recommend that you don’t drive until your vision is clear. On average most people can drive a couple of days after they have had LASIK surgery.
This depends on which procedure you have. We recommend you take at least two days off work after LASIK surgery, longer for PRK.
No. You will be administered anesthetic eye drops to numb your eye to make sure there is little to no pain during the surgery.
Yes we do. If you would like to find out more about our payment plan or prices on surgery you’re more than welcome to call us or book an appointment.