Post-LASIK Surgery Advice
After your LASIK surgery, you will need to return at least 3 more times to track the progress of your recovery.
- 1st Review: 1 day after surgery
- 2nd Review: 1 week after surgery
- 3rd Review: 2 months after surgery
- 4th Review: 3 months after surgery (Epi-LASIK only)
Depending on your recovery and condition, the eye surgeon may schedule further reviews. You are required to attend all reviews to ensure that your recovery is quick and complete.
LASIK: Most people recover about 90% of their vision the very next day with complete recovery expected in the following weeks or months. Able to return to work the next day after surgery.
Epi-LASIK/LASEK: Most people recover about 75% of their vision 5 to 7 days after surgery with complete recovery expected in the following weeks or months. Able to return to work 5 to 7 days after surgery; can be earlier depending on recovery.
Dos and Don’ts
Please take note of the following to ensure that your recovery is smooth and free of complications: