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Care and precutions after the surgury


After Procedure


  • Refrain from driving or operating machinery.  Take caution with stairs to avoid accidents.

  • Close your eyes and rest for 6 hours after going home.  Lie on your back while sleeping.

  • If a bandage contact lens was placed over your operative eye, do not take it off by yourself.

  • Do not press on the operated eye or rub the eyes.

  • If there is discomfort in your eyes, you can take the pain-killers provided according to the instructions.

  • Do not remove the eye shields until the next day.  And wipe off excessive tearing outside the eye shields.


Post-Operative Instructions


  • After the treatment, please take medication or instill eye drops as instructed by your doctor.

  • No facial, eye make-up, especially mascara, or swimming for 1 month.

  • You can put sunglasses on when you are outdoors for 1 month to prevent foreign bodies and irritation of ultraviolet light.

  • No steam sauna for 3 months and avoid contact sports for at least 6 months.


How long does the recovery take?


You will have 80% of your normal vision after 24 hours of the operation in most cases. It may take one month or more to have full recovery.

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