Once the numbing drops wear off, you may begin to feel mild burning or itching sensation, and it is very important to never rub your eyes during your LASIK recovery.
As mentioned above, do not rub your eyes after LASIK eye surgery.
What happens if you accidentally rub your eye after Lasik?
Rubbing your eyes after LASIK can easily lead to a dislodged flap, which can cause serious damage to the cornea and damage to vision. Not wearing the eye shields while sleeping. This can lead to bumping your eyes on something, or rubbing your eyes when waking up.
How do you wipe your eyes after Lasik?
You should clean your eye lid margins from the day after your treatment with sterile tissues. You can wipe and clean your face away from the eye. Do not remove the eye patch on the day of treatment. Do not take head bath or splash water into the eye and face for 2 weeks.
How long does it take for the flap to heal after Lasik?
Depending on the skill of your LASIK surgeon and the type of refractive procedure performed, acquiring good vision may take between two and seven days. However, full recovery from LASIK surgery may take at least six months.
Is it OK to cry after Lasik?
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.