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.
What should I avoid after Lasik?
Recommended Post-LASIK Activity Schedule
- Always avoid rubbing your eyes.
- Avoid staring without lubricating the eyes.
- Avoid watching TV or reading.
- Avoid showering (you may take a bath but avoid getting soap or water in the eyes, showering or bathing before surgery is fine).
- Avoid alcohol consumption.
How many days we should take rest after Lasik?
The LASIK Eye Surgery Recovery Process
Most patients see clearly within 24 hours after vision correction surgery, but others take two to five days to recover.
How long should I use eye drops after Lasik?
This can cause your eyes to dry out. For the first week or two after LASIK, keep your eye drops handy and apply liberally when in front of the computer. Try to use the 20-20-20 rule as well.
Can I 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.
Can I shower after Lasik?
Patients can shower normally after LASIK and will be asked to simply avoid shower stream directly to the face, washing the eyelids directly, and drying the eyelids afterwards. So no swimming pools, hot tubs, rivers, streams or oceans for at least one week after your LASIK procedure.
Can I watch TV after Lasik surgery?
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.
Can I do lasik twice?
LASIK is a permanent surgical procedure that alters the shape of your cornea to help you see more clearly. In some cases, you may need a secondary, or enhancement surgery, after an initial LASIK procedure. In general, there is no limit on how many LASIK procedures you can get in your lifetime.
Can eyesight get worse 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.