LASEK/PRK Post Procedure Care Instructions

Day of Procedure

For 1 Week

For 2 Weeks


Lie down to instill drops. If possible, have someone else instill the drops and make sure whoever is instilling the drops washed their hands. Please shake eye drops 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.

InstructionsAntibiotic Drops
1) Tobramycin
2) Ciprofloxacin
Pain Relief Tablets
Continue as needed or until tablets last (optional)
Comfort Drops
Continue as needed or until solution lasts (optional)
Clear Plastic Shields (provided)to cover your eyes while sleeping
1 drop per eye1 drop per eye1 drop per eye
Day of SurgeryEvery 2 hoursEvery 4-5 hoursNo more than once per hoursEvery time you sleep
Next Day6 times per dayEvery 4-5 hoursNo more than once per hoursEvery time you sleep
Next Day6 times per dayEvery 4-5 hoursNo more than once per hoursEvery time you sleep
Next Day6 times per dayEvery 4-5 hoursEvery time you sleep
Next Day6 times per day
Next Day6 times per day

Example
Day of Surgery – Wednesday

InstructionsAntibiotic Drops
1) Tobramycin
2) Ciprofloxacin
Pain Relief Tablets
Continue as needed or until tablets last (optional)
Comfort Drops
Continue as needed or until solution lasts (optional)
Clear Plastic Shields (provided)to cover your eyes while sleeping
1 drop per eye1 drop per eye1 drop per eye
Day of Surgery: WedEvery 2 hoursEvery 4-5 hoursNo more than once per hoursEvery time you sleep
Thurs6 times per dayEvery 4-5 hoursNo more than once per hoursEvery time you sleep
Fri6 times per dayEvery 4-5 hoursNo more than once per hoursEvery time you sleep
Sat6 times per dayEvery 4-5 hoursEvery time you sleep
Sun6 times per day
Mon6 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.

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