You will need to wear an eye shield for the first one to two days and take all medications prescribed by ophthalmologist Dr. Steven Silverstein until you have finished them. Medications may include antibiotics, moisturizing eye drops and anti-inflammatory drugs.
Depending on the type of vision disorder you are having corrected, your vision will take several months to fully stabilize. During this time you may need to wear a modified prescription while performing tasks such as reading.
You can help reduce your risk of complications and accelerate your recovery time by following Dr. Silverstein’s postoperative care instructions. These will include:
By taking these precautions, you are more likely to experience a successful and comfortable LASIK recovery.
For more information on LASIK in Kansas City or Lee’s Summit, Missouri, please contact Silverstein Eye Centers to schedule an initial consultation today.