Yes, contact lenses can cause “molding” of the cornea. Before surgery we need to take precise measurements of the corneal shape without the influence of contact lenses. The cornea needs to return to its natural shape prior to the examination and surgery to achieve the most accurate results.
- Hard/Gas Permeable Lenses: Remove lenses at least 3 weeks before your visit
- Soft Lenses: Remove at least 3 days before your visit.