After undergoing the procedure, the patient experiences pain and swelling so surgeons prescribe painkillers to reduce the pain. Other than this, lubricating ointments and cold compress to the eyes are also recommended by the surgeons to reduce the uncomfortable feeling and bruising. Your eyes may be covered up with gauze after the completion of the procedure.
Patients are usually provided with a set of instructions by the surgeon which should never be missed. You will also be prescribed with certain medications that have to be taken orally. Following the set of instructions along with the medications will definitely reduce the potential for rising complications or side effects.
The initial days after the surgery may cause swelling, bruising, irritation to eyes, dry eyes, and discomfort on the incision areas. It is imperative to avoid the direct sun rays to the recently operated eyes. A dark tinted sunglass must be used during the entire healing procedure even in the slightest exposure to the sun.