What Can You Not Do After Lasik Surgery?

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.

Can I watch TV after Lasik?

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.

What can you eat after Lasik eye surgery?

Eating right after LASIK is fine too, but try to consume healing foods. Some of the best things to eat after LASIK include: Protein: The amino acids found in protein are known to help with tissue regeneration and wound healing. Some great options include chicken, fish, eggs, beans, and nuts.

How many days rest is required after Lasik surgery?

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.

Can you 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.