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 5400 West Elm St, Suite 120, McHenry, Il 60050
8780 West Golf Rd., Suite 304, Niles, IL 60174

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Refractive Surgery Post-Operative Instructions

  • Do not remove the eye shield(s) until the first post-op visit.
  • Take over the counter pain reliever as needed for discomfort
  • Wear the eye shield taped over the operated eye(s) while sleeping for two weeks after the surgery date
  • Shower from the neck down.  Use a wash cloth to clean the face
  • Avoid smoke filled rooms
  • Do not change diapers or kitty litter for one week.
  • Avoid activities that could cause an object to hit the operated eye(s
  • NO swimming for three weeks/
  • NO eye make-up for three weeks
  • NO RUBBING OF THE OPERTED EYE(S) FOR AT LEAST EIGHT WEEKS