Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Am Taking Prescription Drugs?

Most prescription drugs will have no effect on the eye and in fact no effect directly on the actual treatment or the results of the treatment. It is of course important for us here at the London Vision Clinic to discuss the potential side-effects that drugs may have on the eyes or on the outcome of the patient’s surgery. Factors like increasing dry eye or causing extra corneal oedema, swelling of the cornea etc, may be side effects under certain medication.

Suitability Explained Further…

Yes, you should indicate this when you are having an initial screening.

The overall process at LVC is excellent the stuff are professional, yet friendly and reasurring. My eyes are now better than glasses and it has already made a big difference. 

– Greg Holland

Glenn Carp talks about how most prescription drugs do not have an effect on Laser Eye Surgery.

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