You are advised to wear the goggles while you sleep for a week to two weeks after surgery, when your eyes will be at their most vulnerable to damage if you scratch or otherwise disturb them.
How long do I need to wear sunglasses after Lasik?
Wear sunglasses to protect your eyes for at least the first week after LASIK surgery. Read in moderation for the first few days after your LASIK procedure. Do not wear eye makeup for one week.
How can I maintain my vision 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.
Do you have to sleep after Lasik?
Three Things to do Following LASIK:
When patients are able to get home relatively quickly and fall asleep, they tend to report little to no discomfort after LASIK. Wear your goggles when you sleep. 20/20 Institute will provide you with goggles to wear while you sleep.
What precautions should be taken after Lasik surgery?
Wear the eye shield/goggles the doctor gave you while you sleep for the first week. Keep tap water out of your eyes for at least a week. Avoid pools, whirlpools, saunas, and lakes for at least 3 weeks. No eye makeup for at least a week.