10 Top Tips For A Smooth And Successful Recovery From Laser Eye Surgery

For many patients, any concerns they have about laser eye surgery are often not so much about the procedure itself but instead their recovery afterward. Concerns about the level of discomfort they may feel, how soon they can get back to work, and when their vision will be evident are but three of the many queries they have.

The truth is that whilst your laser eye surgeon will do everything they can to make your recovery as swift and easy as possible, your actions will have the biggest influence. Here are 10 top tips for recovering properly from laser eye surgery.

Shower And Wash Your Hair Before Your Surgery: You might say, “Well of course I would”, but the reason we highlight this tip is that surgeons recommend not letting your eyes get wet in the 48 hours following laser eye surgery so no showers/hair washing.