TOP 7 QUESTIONS WE HEAR FROM PATIENTS
Will it hurt?
Cataract and laser vision correction is a painless procedure. Your eye may feel a bit scratchy for a day or 2 after surgery.
Is the procedure safe?
Cataract surgery and laser vision correction have a long track record of safe and effective treatments. Millions of these procedures are performed safely each year.
When can I get back to work?
Usually you can return to work a day or 2 after surgery, depending on your field of work.
How long does it take?
Cataract surgery takes less than 10 minutes to complete. Laser correction can take from 5-10 minutes to complete per eye.
Am I suitable?
The only way to see is to book an appointment. A comprehensive examination needs to be done in all cases to ensure that you are a good candidate for vision correction.
Can I drive after the surgery?
You will need a driver on the day of surgery as you will get sedation. You should be able to drive the following day after the eye patches have been removed.
When can I wear makeup?
I usually advise patients to take a week off!