How soon after LASIK Can I use my phone?
Since your eyes are still healing, they will be especially sensitive in the first 24 hours after the LASIK procedure. Because of this, it’s recommended to wait at least 24 hours before using your phone, computer, tablet or watching TV.
How many days rest is required after Lasik surgery?
Ans. Yes, on an average most people recover after a week to 10 days. Some take longer, even up to about 6 weeks.
Can I use my phone after smile surgery?
Reading & Screen Time
Avoid heavy reading for a few days after SMILE eye surgery to avoid eye strain. This especially includes reading on and looking at computer screens, smartphones, and other mobile devices. Unnecessary stress on your eyes can be uncomfortable and increase recovery time.
Is it OK to watch TV after LASIK surgery?
While it’s tempting to use that time to catch up on emails or text people about your experience, you need to give your eyes a break. It’s fine to watch TV after taking a nap following your LASIK procedure. However, smaller digital screens can irritate your eyes immediately after surgery.
Is it okay to cry after LASIK?
It’s okay to cry after LASIK. Whether your eyes are watery or you happen to cry for an emotional reason, natural tears won’t harm the corneal flaps or hinder the healing process. Crying can actually help keep your eyes lubricated.
Can LASIK go wrong?
Surgical complications from laser vision correction are extremely rare. But they do occur. LASIK complications include infections as well as dislocation of the corneal flap that’s made during the surgery.
How many days after LASIK can I wash my face?
Generally speaking, you should wait at least 24 hours after LASIK before washing your face. This is the same guideline that we give our patients for showering. As with showering, you need to avoid getting soap and water in your eyes for a minimum of several days.
What can you not do after smiling LASIK?
❖ Please avoid any eye makeup or creams, for 1 day following your procedure. ❖ Avoid swimming, hot tubs and gardening for one week. ❖ Avoid getting water directly into your eye(s). You may shower the day after your SMILE procedure.
Can you look at screens after smile?
No, absolutely not necessary. Routine home light is acceptable. Some may have light sensitivity for a few hours after the procedure, during which time they must shut and rest their eyes. In fact you can start watching TV, reading, and normal routine as soon as you are feeling comfortable.
Can you drink coffee after LASIK?
Before and after your LASIK procedure it is advised that you avoid caffeinated drinks, including coffee. Caffeine can cause your eyes to feel dry, which can make it more difficult for you to fully relax during and after the procedure.
Is LASIK uncomfortable?
Is LASIK Eye Surgery Painful? Fortunately, LASIK eye surgery is not painful. Right before your procedure, your surgeon will place numbing eye drops into both of your eyes. While you may still feel a little bit of pressure during the procedure, you should not feel any pain.