Can i go to work after lasik

It may take 1-2 days to recover after LASIK eye surgery. Most patients can return to work the next day after LASIK procedure. The majority of patients who have LASIK on a Friday are driving the next day and back to work on Monday.

How soon after LASIK can I go back to work?

Wait at least two weeks after LASIK surgery. Note that these are general guidelines only. Ask your eye doctor or LASIK surgeon for more specific information about when you can resume normal activities after LASIK during your LASIK consultation and/or during your one-day post-op visit.

What to expect after LASIK eye surgery?

The First Weeks After LASIK Laser Eye Surgery. In the first couple days after surgery, you should be driving, be back at work and back to enjoying most of your regular activities. You can shower or bathe, but must take care to not get soap or water in your eyes for at least a week.

How does LASIK eye surgery work?

The surgeon first cuts a thin flap of tissue from the front of the eye. Then, a laser burns away tissue to reshape the cornea so that light focuses better on the retina in the back of the eye. LASIK can correct vision problems like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.

How long after LASIK surgery can you exercise?

That goes for eye shadow and eye liner, too. You can resume exercise within a few days. Don’t allow sweat to run into your eyes, and avoid rubbing your eyes for at least two weeks. Wait at least two weeks after LASIK surgery before swimming or soaking in a hot tub. Note that these are general guidelines only.

Can you go back to work after LASIK surgery?

The great news is, after LASIK surgery, you really can go back to work the next day if you would like. For the vast majority of patients, their vision is doing very, very well. The eyes are comfortable by the next day, so there really is no problem going back to work that soon for patients who choose to do that.

How long does it take to return to work after eye surgery?

Most of our patients return to work the next day, after a quick post-operative check to ensure their eyes are healing properly. This visit usually only lasts five to 10 minutes.

How soon after LASIK can I go swimming?

Wait at least two weeks after LASIK surgery before swimming or soaking in a hot tub. Note that these are general guidelines only. Ask your eye doctor or LASIK surgeon for more specific information about when you can resume normal activities after LASIK during your LASIK consultation and/or during your one-day post-op visit.

What to expect after LASIK eye surgery?

The First Weeks After LASIK Laser Eye Surgery. In the first couple days after surgery, you should be driving, be back at work and back to enjoying most of your regular activities. You can shower or bathe, but must take care to not get soap or water in your eyes for at least a week.