When can I drink beer after LASIK?
Alcohol can dry your eyes out, so you’ll want to steer clear of drinking 24 hours before LASIK. Don’t plan any parties the day after LASIK, because you shouldn’t drink for 2 days after as well.
Can I drink alcohol after eye surgery?
Do not drink any alcohol or drive on the day of surgery. Patients return to Jenkins Eye Care the next day. Patients may experience light sensitivity, a headache, scratchy or gritty feeling, discharge, or slight achy feeling. Patients may have crustiness in the morning, watering, redness and floaters.
How soon can I drink alcohol after surgery?
Do not drink alcohol for 12 hours after you leave the hospital or while you are taking a prescription pain medicine.
Can I have a glass of wine after LASIK?
However, drinking alcohol after LASIK or any other form of laser vision correction is likely to increase your chances of experiencing side-effects. To keep the risks to a minimum, we advise patients avoid drinking alcohol for at least 24 hours following surgery, sometimes a few days more.
Does drinking alcohol affect healing after surgery?
Drinking alcoholic beverages will thin out the blood, which can make post-op bleeding a greater issue. If the incision sites cannot clot and heal properly, it could cause problems with healing times and infection.
Can I watch TV after laser eye surgery?
It’s fine to watch TV after taking a nap following your LASIK procedure. However, smaller digital screens can irritate your eyes immediately after surgery.
How long after surgery can I have a glass of wine?
Zemmel generally advises patients to avoid alcohol for at least one to two weeks after surgery—and only after you have finished taking your pain medications. This is because mixing alcohol with painkillers can be a dangerous combination, putting you at risk of damaging your wounds and over-exerting yourself.