Don't worry... During laser eye surgery, your eye is prevented from blinking by a "lid holder". This device gently prevents the eye from blinking, even if you try. You do not feel that your eye is being held open, and do not have to concentrate on doing so.
No. Drops will be placed in your eye so you can't feel any surface eye activity. A small device called an eyelid speculum will then be placed to prop your eyelids open, so you cannot close the eye even if you try. The surgery will then be perfomed quickly, first one eye, then the other. You should not feel any discomfort.
Lid Speculum. Your eyelids are held open with a special holder called a lid speculum, so even if you wanted to blink you would not be able to do so.
No. There is no pain. Most patients experience a pressure-like sensation for less than a minute, but it is not painful. Read more...
I had a laser eye surgery done on Saturday the 16th of August. I have a red stain on both my eyes. Also am I allowed to go movies should I still wear dark shades while watching?
Red spot after LASIK. If by laser eye surgery you mean LASIK, these red spots are completely normal. In order to keep your eye still in perfect position to make the thin LASIK flap, a suction ring holds your eye. It frequently causes a little red spot, known as a subconjunctival hemorrhage. You can think of it as a tiny eyeball hickey. It will go away on its own. You should be able to watch movies without sunglasses. Read more...