William S Goldstein, MD Blog

Preparing for LASIK Surgery

July 3, 2015 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Lasik Detroit Lasik Eye Surgery In Detroit Lasik In Detroit

What to Do before LASIK? Before you undergo LASIK in Detroit, you must find out as much as possible about the surgery. Here are a few steps you must take before you undergo LASIK. Stop wearing contact lenses for a few days before the surgery If you wear contact lenses, you will have to stop wearing them at least for a few weeks before undergoing LASIK (you can switch to glasses). This is important because contact lenses distort the shape of the cornea. If the doctor takes measurements of your eyes in such a situation, they won t be accurate. Performing the surgery on the basis of these faulty measurements will lead to poor outcomes. If you wear contact lenses and want to go undergo LASIK, please speak to Dr. Goldstein for the specifics. Don t wear makeup the day before and on the day of the surgery Do not wear any makeup, lotions, skin creams or perfumes before the surgery (one day before and on the day of the surgery). Your doctor may also ask you to clean their eyelashes fo

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