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Have you ever come out of an eye test and wondered what all the numbers and abbreviations mean? Read our quick guide to help you better understand your prescription.
1. Initial Consultation
During your initial appointment with your ophthalmic optician a full examination will take place to establish if you are suitable for treatment. The consultation will last approximately 1 hour.
2. Consultation Examination
The next step is to be seen by your surgeon for further assessment and advice. They will carry out any further eye examinations, explain in depth the aspects of your surgery and answer any questions you may have.
Your patient co-ordinator will explain in full what you need to do in preparation of your surgery. On the day of your procedure you will be met by your dedicated nurse to make you and your family member or friend feel at ease.
4. Care and Support
We offer comprehensive after care for all our patients. You will be asked to attend the clinic for further consultations to ensure that you achieve the best possible outcome from your surgery.