Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Guide to Alcohol and Laser Eye Surgery

A week with an unbearable ear infection and no soothing nightcaps? A whole night sober with your mother-in-law? Yeah right. We all know there have been times we’ve sneaked a small one when we shouldn’t have, and for the most part, that’s okay. But when it comes to things like surgery, there can be consequences. When compared to traditional surgery, which includes things like a 24-hour period of fasting and weeks spent off work, Laser Eye Surgery is like the cool and… Read more

Guide to Alcohol and Laser Eye Surgery

Quick guide: Laser Eye Surgery recovery

Which part of the body heals the fastest? How about the skin: the largest organ in the body and our outer barrier to the world that has to endure scratching, scrapes, cuts, abrasions, burns, and a whole heap of abuse every day. Or what about something like the liver? Our largest internal organ that never stops filtering blood, supporting the digestive system, and detoxifying the barrage of chemicals and toxins we pound it with. Well, although superficial scrapes on the skin can heal… Read more

Quick guide: Laser Eye Surgery recovery

Flying after Laser Eye Surgery: Dos and Don’ts

I love travelling. But for most of my life, wherever possible, I’ve done everything I can to avoid doing it by air. From packing to picking up the bags, there’s not one single moment of it I enjoy. And that’s before considering airport security, the delays, and the basketball player sitting on the plane in the seat behind. So even if it meant taking a 12-hour bus ride in the sweltering heat or three tuk-tuks, a boat, and a train to avoid… Read more

Flying after Laser Eye Surgery: Dos and Don’ts

The Do’s and Don’ts Of Wearing Make Up Before & After Laser Eye Surgery

One of the most common questions that doctors receive about Laser Eye Surgery, is, “When can I wear makeup again?” Rather than being vain and unimportant, it’s actually a great question that’s crucial to both the safety and smoothness of your treatment and recovery. Joking aside, though, Laser Eye Surgery is a surgical procedure, and that means there are certain precautions you need to take before, during, and after the treatment to ensure you reach the desired outcome without any setbacks or… Read more

The Do’s and Don’ts Of Wearing Make Up Before & After Laser Eye Surgery

What post-operative care you should expect after Laser Eye Surgery

It’s the weeks leading up to Laser Eye Surgery when you put the extra time in to make sure you’re fully prepared for the procedure and it fits nicely into your life. And most people believe that, once the treatment comes, all of that is over, and you’re free to enjoy the results and get back to your normal routine. But the process doesn’t end as soon as you hop out of the chair. What comes after Laser Eye Surgery is just… Read more

What post-operative care you should expect after Laser Eye Surgery

Can I fly after laser surgery?

As a nation, we’re utterly obsessed with jumping on planes and spending our hard earned time as far away as possible. We put ourselves through the mind-numbing process of packing, endure endless delays, and cram ourselves into seats unsuitable for anyone bigger than a five-year-old. Even if it’s just for a few nights away. But none of this matters — it’s always worth it. And we’re just as quick to do it all over again. After having Laser Eye Surgery, there’s’ no better way… Read more

Can I fly after laser surgery?

Laser Eye Surgery — How Much Time Will I Need Off Work?

Depending on what you do for a living, you may be hoping you can get back to work immediately after Laser Eye Surgery. Or, you may be hoping to finally have some prescribed and leisurely time away. Preferably far away on some tropical island with plenty of medicinal cocktails and time spent resting. If you’re more likely to be in the latter group, unfortunately, that’s not what you’re going to get from Laser Eye Surgery. As a minimally-invasive procedure that takes minutes… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery — How Much Time Will I Need Off Work?