WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER CATARACT SURGERY?
You will be permitted to go home within two hours after cataract surgery. You may go home and rest.
- Playing with children is to be avoided for a few days.
- Do not rub the eye with hand or handkerchiefs. Use only tissues that can be used and thrown away. This prevents infections.
- If the eyes need to be kept clean after surgery, they should be wiped with cotton dipped in boiled and cooled water.
- Hands should be washed with soap and water before putting the eye drops.