Procedure of Vision Correction

Patient Information: Laser Vision Correction

How to prepare for SMILE/ LASIK

  • Wear eyeglasses and stop wearing contact lenses before SMILE/ LASIK
  • Soft lenses for 1 week
  • Hard lenses for 3-4 weeks
  • Be sure to tell doctors if you have drug allergies

A comprehensive eye examination before surgery

  • Refraction Test
  • Coeneal Topography
  • The iTrace Ray Tracing Wavefront Aberrometer
  • Eye Examination by Ophthalmologist
  • The examination will take about 1-2 hours

Day of surgery instructions

  • We suggest you have a responsive adult to accompany you here
  • No eye make-up
  • No perfume, cologne or fragrances is allowed to use
  • Wear comfortable clothing. Please wear shirts or blouses that button or zip up the front
  • Final refraction test before surgery, in order to make sure patient is ready for SMILE/ LASIK
  • Topical anesthetic eye drops are instilled, patient needs to stay still during the process
  • Follow your doctor's instruction
  • The final examination and surgery will take about 1-2 hours

Post-operative instruction (For the first week after surgery)

  • No eye make-up
  • Avoid shampoo or soap getting into your eyes
  • Avoid perfume or hair spray getting into your eyes
  • Do not take medicine without consulting the doctor
  • Retrain from driving
  • No swimming or steam sauna
  • No contact sports
  • No alcohol and smoking
  • Wear sunglasses when you are outdoor to prevent irritation of ultraviolet light
  • Avoid going to air-polluted area
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