Question: How Long Do I Have To Wear Glasses 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.

Do not rub your eyes for one month after you have LASIK.

How long should I wear dark glasses after Lasik?

On the day of your LASIK surgery, you will need to keep your eyes in the dark for the rest of the day. Immediately following your procedure you will be given dark goggles to wear home and for the first few days of recovery.

Do I need to wear glasses after Lasik?

Some patients with monovision opt for driving glasses to wear at night time, but usually are free of glasses for their other needs. If your vision is not optimal after LASIK, and an enhancement is not an option, glasses or contacts may be needed to improve your vision.

How long are your eyes red after Lasik?

Your eyes may be bloodshot for up to 3 weeks. This is because LASIK surgery can cause small blood vessels in your eye to break. Some people also find that they are sensitive to light or see starbursts or halos for 1 to 3 weeks after surgery.

Can eyesight get worse again after Lasik?

In most cases the improved vision LASIK surgery provides is permanent. But in a limited number of cases — usually due to changes that can occur in the lens inside the eye, with or without LASIK surgery — some nearsightedness, farsightedness and/or astigmatism can return over time, causing blurry vision.