Postoperative operation of myopia

La laser surgery to correct myopia It is a fairly simple, painless and very effective procedure. Comply with medical instructions during postoperative operation of myopia It is essential to achieve a rapid recovery and prevent complications.

The results of this intervention are obtained progressively and the side effects are very few.

Postoperative operation of myopia

La laser surgery to correct myopia It is a fairly simple, painless and very effective procedure. Comply with medical instructions during postoperative operation of myopia It is essential to achieve a rapid recovery and prevent complications.

The results of this intervention are obtained progressively and the side effects are very few.

How to prepare for the myopia operation?

Before the myopia operation you will attend a medical visit with the ophthalmologist in which it is important to mention that medications consumed habitually, preexisting diseases y allergies to any type of drug or substance.

The medical specialist will indicate, when appropriate, stop the intake of certain medications, such asnicoagulants. Also, some will be prescribed prophylactic drops to prevent infections in the eyes and will explain what is the correct process for the eyelid hygiene.

Although the postoperative operation of myopia is quite simple, the patient is recommended to request leave during the two days following the intervention For a better recovery.

postoperative operation of myopia

The day of surgery It is important to attend with:

  • Comfortable clothes.
  • Wear a pair of sunglasses.
  • Do not wear makeup or facial cosmetics.
  • Wash your face with soap.

For the whole process to develop successfully it is important follow the medical recommendations to the letter.

Postoperative operation of myopia

El postoperative operation of myopia is very simple. If the medical instructions are followed, there need be no complications.

  • During the first three days we recommend, as far as possible, avoid any activity that involves force the view. Therefore, we advise our patients that reduce the times dedicated to watch TV, Use the computer, the mobile or any other electronic display. These days are ideal for resting, resting and trying to force your eyes a little.
  • From the third day of surgery you can do a less restricted use of electronic screens. Anyway, we always recommend that it be done gradually. Excessive exposure to digital light can cause Eye fatigue and some punctual discomfort.

After the operation is fundamental use the eye drops prescribed by the doctor. They are usually used only the first week and help combat possible dryness that you feel in the eye.

Practices that not to be done during the first two weeks of the postoperative period of the myopia and / or astigmatism operation:

  • Rub your eyes in an intense way.
  • In no event scratch the eye surface.
  • Perform intense or contact sports (Paddle, soccer, handball ...).
  • Go to the beach or bathe in at the pool.

From our center we highly recommend wear sunglasses every time he goes out. We also recommend using them if you are exposed to sunlight, even if inside home.

Let us think that the eyes are more sensitive than ever and sunlight can cause discomfort. Likewise, dry environments can cause discomfort in the eyestherefore we recommend avoid el air conditioner or the calefacción.

Recovery from myopia operation

The speed of recovery after myopia surgery with LASIK can vary depending on:

  • Age the patient.
  • Number of diopters They have been corrected.

Generally, after three days the person can start make your life as usual, as long as you respect the use of eye drops and other medical indications.

The results of the operation they can start to notice since the first day. However, it is important to highlight that the final result is observed progressivelyWell, there is always an eye having greater visual acuity than another and therefore it evolves much faster.

On the third day of the operation the patient can join your work life again. From our center we remind you that the recover computer use is made slowly for don't force your eyes too much. Therefore, the ideal is avoid being 8 hours in a row in front of a screen during the first postoperative week.

Regarding the physical activity, we advise don't go to beaches or pools during the first two weeks of the operation. To the Day 5 of the intervention you can start doing soft sports as: the use of exercise bike, elliptical or treadmill. If desired, you can go for a walk from the next day of surgery, but it is necessary to wear sunglasses and not do it for more than an hour.

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The postoperative operation of myopia is simple as long as we follow the instructions of the specialist to the letter. Here we explain them to you.
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