Bladeless LASIK Post-Procedure Care Instructions

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Day of Procedure

  • Do not watch television, use the computer or do reading.

  • Please only open your eyes to walk/eat/restroom.

  • Expect tearing, irritation, and stinging of the eyes.

For 1 week

  • DO NOT TOUCH / RUB / SQUEEZE YOUR EYES

  • Be careful taking a shower to avoid getting shampoo and soap in the eyes.

  • Don’t use eye make-up.

  • Avoid dirty or dust-filled environments.

  • Avoid getting any sweat in your eyes.

  • Use sunglasses (provided) outdoors to protect against light sensitivity. Ultraviolet filtering sunglasses are recommended thereafter to reduce the risk of long-term eye problems to which we are all susceptible.

For 2 weeks

  • No swimming.

  • No contact or racquet sports or any activity that will increase your chances of getting hit in the eye.

Please shake medication before application and keep eyes closed for 1 min after application. To avoid washing out the previously applied drops, please wait at least 5-10 minutes before applying the next solution.

Instructions Antibiotic Drops
Ciprofloxacin or Ofloxacin
Anti-Inflammatory Drops
Lotemax SM or Prednisolone or Inveltys or FML or Durezol
Clear Plastic Shields (provided)
to cover your eyes while
1 drop per eye 1 drop per eye
Day of Surgery At 6PM - 10PM Bedtime
Next Day 4 times per day 4 times per day Bedtime
Next Day 2 times per day 2 times per day Bedtime
Next Day 2 times per day 2 times per day Bedtime
Next Day 2 times per day 2 times per day
Next Day 2 times per day 2 times per day

Example
Day of Surgery - Wednesday

Instructions Antibiotic Drops
Ciprofloxacin or Ofloxacin
Anti-Inflammatory Drops
Lotemax SM or Prednisolone or Inveltys or FML or Durezol
Clear Plastic Shields (provided)
to cover your eyes while
1 drop per eye 1 drop per eye
Day of Surgery: Wed At 6PM - 10PM Bedtime
Thurs 4 times per day 4 times per day Bedtime
Fri 2 times per day 2 times per day Bedtime
Sat 2 times per day 2 times per day Bedtime
Sun 2 times per day 2 times per day
Mon 2 times per day 2 times per day

Artificial Tears: (Systane / Refresh / BSS–clear bottle (provided))
Use 1 drop per eye 4 times a day or as needed if you experience any dryness or irritation to keep your eyes well lubricated. You can buy more artificial tears at your local pharmacy.
You can also receive FREE artificial tears by using YELP check-in option when you visit our center.