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How long until I can enjoy sports again after my laser eye surgery?


Dr. Cummings explains

24 March 17
Blog Post

“If you have Lasik done, where a flap is created, then you can go back to things like golf, tennis, and running – those sorts of things within a day or two. If you want to do swimming you’d wait for a couple of weeks. Probably the best thing to do for contact sports – like karate or boxing or rugby, is perhaps to wait for 6 weeks. If you do Lasek or PRK which is on the surface, then there is nothing that you can’t do within a week. The moment the surface has healed you can go back to doing anything. You can go back to doing what you want to do.”