Since your eyes are still healing, they will be especially sensitive in the first 24 hours after the LASIK procedure.
So it’s recommended to wait at least 24 hours before watching TV again.
Watching TV immediately after the procedure can cause your eyes to strain, and that will negatively affect the healing process.
How soon after PRK Can I watch TV?
Most patients are able to see well enough to drive 6 – 7 days after their procedure, with the doctor’s approval. ❖ It is not unusual to feel some discomfort following PRK.
Can I use phone after Lasik?
Looking at your phone or any screen after LASIK can cause your eyes to strain and become uncomfortable. Also, staring at the screen of your device can lead to symptoms of dry eyes. The easiest way to help your eyes heal and avoid those issues is to wait one day after your surgery before using your mobile devices.
Can you see after laser eye surgery?
Your eye doctor or LASIK surgeon typically will see you the day after your surgery to check your visual acuity and make sure your eyes are healthy and healing properly. Most patients are legal for driving (without eyeglasses or contact lenses) and are able to return to work the day after their LASIK procedure.
What can you not do after laser eye surgery?
In the weeks after surgery, try to avoid strenuous exercise or impact, which can dislodge the healing cornea. You should also refrain from wearing eye make up for at least a week and try to avoid getting soap or shampoo near your eyes. Avoid rubbing your eyes too, even if they feel itchy.