Your checklist

Here, you'll find all the necessary documentation and information about your laser eye surgery at betterview.


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During a 30-minute, no-obligation, free initial consultation on site, we'll find out whether you can have your vision corrected with a laser and which treatment option is best for you.

Before your preliminary exam

  • Plan to spend 30 minutes.

  • Stop using contact lenses one day before the appointment; if this is not possible, please bring a lens solution with you.

  • Take your glasses with you.

Before the surgery

  • Plan to spend 1.5 hours.

  • Driving won't be allowed after the surgery.

  • Don't use contact lenses.

  • Don't use deodorant, perfume, make-up, face cream, or aftershave.

  • We recommend washing your hair beforehand because you can't shower for 24 hours after the surgery.

  • We recommend asking a friend to help you get home. Otherwise, we'll be happy to call a cab for you through our partner company.

After the surgery

The first hours:

  • Wear sunglasses for 24 hours to protect against glare and foreign bodies.

  • If you have been fitted with a protective lens, do not remove it! If you lose one, please contact us.

Immediately after the surgery and in the next few days, the following symptoms may occur:

  • Mild pain (Trans-PRK).

  • Cloudy vision.

  • Fluctuating vision.

  • Watery and swollen eyes.

  • Burning.

  • Redness.

  • Foreign body sensation.

  • Sensitivity to light.

The next few weeks:

  • Wear sunglasses for 24 hours to protect against glare and foreign bodies.

  • Make sure that for one week, your eyes don't come into contact with water when showering.

  • Don't rub your eyes for two weeks.

  • You should avoid sports, sauna, and swimming for two weeks.

  • Don't wear eye make-up for two weeks

  • Stick to your eye drops schedule.

  • Driving is only allowed after confirmation from the medical staff (Femto-LASIK after 1-7 days, Trans-PRK after 1-2 weeks).

Unless otherwise agreed, the follow-up takes place at the following intervals:

  • Femto-LASIK: 1 day, 1 week and 2 months.

  • Trans-PRK: 1 day, 1 week and 2 months.

If you don't feel good, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Frequently asked questions

What is the probability of success for my laser vision correction?

Exceptionally high. In about 95% of the treatments, there are no residual vision defects. But if this is the case, they can usually be corrected with a second surgery.

Can vision be corrected with a laser more than once?

Yes, if your cornea is thick enough

Does laser vision correction last a lifetime?

Yes. Usually, after your laser eye surgery, you won't need glasses for distance for the rest of your life. Deterioration is very rare, and if it happens, it affects patients who already had a very high diopter value before the surgery.

Are there any scientific studies and findings on laser eye surgery?

Laser eye surgeries have been successfully performed since the 1990s. During this time, over 35 million corrections have taken place worldwide. Based on this large number, the following can be summarized from various studies: *About 90% of patients with nearsightedness of up to -6 diopters can manage without visual aids after laser eye surgery.

  • At 0.5%, the risk of complications is similarly low to that of contact lens wearers.

For which age group is laser eye treatment an option?

Basically, about 98% of 18- to 45-year-olds are eligible for laser eye treatment. In some circumstances, laser correction is also possible for people over 45 years of age. As a rule, however, the replacement of the lenses is preferable from this age. We offer this as well. Which treatment method is actually suitable for you will be clarified and discussed in detail in our free and non-binding examinations.

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