In some cases, crying has not resulted in any harm, in some it has as below.
Any rubbing of the eyes immediately after LASIK can pose a risk to the ‘flap’ which has been taken.
What should I avoid after Lasik?
1 to 2 weeks post LASIK: You can usually begin exercising within a week after LASIK surgery, but you should continue to avoid contact sports for at least a month. Wear sunglasses when out in the sun to protect your eyes from the ultraviolet light, and use the provided eye drops to minimize dry eyes.
Can I study after Lasik?
The recovery period following LASIK surgery is when it is most important to protect the eyes from strain and overuse. To prevent the eyes from becoming exceedingly dry, we recommend that patients avoid using the computer for at least 24 hours after LASIK surgery.
Can you ever rub your eyes again after Lasik?
As mentioned above, do not rub your eyes after LASIK eye surgery. During your LASIK recovery time, the corneal flap is healing and although very rare, the flap can become displaced caused by rubbing the eyes.
Can you cry after cataract surgery?
During the first week or so after Cataract Surgery some patients still report experiencing a mild grittiness and seeing some residual haloes and glare. During the first week after surgery it is still important to avoid rubbing your eye and getting anything in your eye including water.