We ask everyone to sleep soon after surgery.
This helps the eye heal and allows the medication to wear off. Drops are required for a week or two.
You must avoid even mild ocular trauma for the first few days.
|Rubbing Eye||try to avoid this forever|
|Boxing, Karate, etc (with eye protection)||one week|
|Scuba, Sky-diving, Mountain Climbing||two or three days|
|Swimming, Hot tubs, Steam Rooms||one or more weeks|
|Vigorous Exercise||one or two days|
|Golf, Tennis, Commercial Airline Travel||24 hours|
|Reading, Television, Showering||8 hours|