Computers have become an essential part of our lives. It's the rare person who doesn't use a computer at some point during their day – most likely at their jobs, but almost certainly during their personal lives.
Considering this, it's not a surprise that those considering LASIK have a lot of questions about how the procedure will affect their ability to use a computer. The specific question many prospective patients ask is, “How long will I have to wait before using a computer after LASIK?”
It's important to fully invest in your recovery from LASIK.You shouldn't rush yourself – take your time and allow your eyes to fully recover.
Resting Your Eyes After LASIK
Generally speaking, you should refrain from looking at a screen – computer, phone, TV – for about 24 hours after undergoing LASIK. After that, you can begin to gradually ramp up your screen exposure. It's usually safe to use...