Besides your medical history, a detailed eye examination, videotopography
(corneal map), 3D analysis of the anterior segments of the eyes
and ultrasonic pachymetry for evaluating corneal thickness are
necessary tests for us to plan your LASIK procedure.
From this data if we deduct that a custom ablation will work better
for your eyes, then we may proceed to another test: aberrometry
or wave-front analysis. Generally this is the case for people with
irregular astigmatism, previous history of eye trauma or complicated
vision correction surgery.
During the eye exam, we instill drops into your eyes to widen
the pupils in order to see the back part of your eyes better.
for obtaining a reliable value of your refractive error
we put drops that temporarily stop your accommodation. This may
cause a blurry near vision and sensitivity to light for a
This is the laser procedure step. Before the procedure,
you will be thoroughly informed about the procedure. We will
by explaining to you the procedure through the patient's
point of view.
Our psychiatry and NLP trained doctor will provide you the support
you'll need in the laser room. This service is unique in
Europe and exclusively available to EyeSTAR patients. Besides
LASIK results, we want you to remember your LASIK experience
as a pleasant one. We recommend to you to bring the CD
or tape of
the songs that relaxes you. We will play it during your LASIK
procedure. We may also hold your hand if this helps you
feel safe and comfortable.
Generally after the LASIK procedure a few hours of discomfort
is anticipated. Normally this discomfort has been described as
a foreign body sensation in the eyes, burning and tearing. But
thanks to our new medication regime our patients do not report
to us any of these complaints but sometimes some tearing. We recommend
to our patients to sleep after the LASIK procedure. In fact this
is why we prefer doing our procedures in the evening.
"The Wow Day"
The day after your treatment your eyes will be examined to be
sure that they are recovering well.
this eye exam,
you are ready to go sightseeing or shopping in the Grand Bazaar!