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Can i drink alcohol after cataract surgery?

Is it ok to have a drink after cataract surgery?
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  • arnold


    Yes. Alcohol in moderation is permitted after surgery. However, it is often recommended that you do not drink alcoholic beverages for 24 hours after surgery as it may react with sedatives you received before or during the surgery.
  • Matthew


    Well, Of course not. Generally speaking, you are not supposed to drink alcohol 24 hours after surgery. First you should know that alcohol is not good for your body, even if when you are healthy. And when you have alcohol after the eye surgery, it will irritate your eyes and make the situation worse. So you should be careful. And as we know that after the surgery, your eyes will become very sensitive and fragile, so doing some exercises are also not permitted. Besides, after the eye surgery, there are also many tips you should pay attention to. For example, you should avoid eye injuries by wearing a protective shield at night and with naps until you are advised by your doctor. Also, you should remember not sleep on the side of the operated eye for the first night. Maybe you can surf on the internet to look for more information so that you can protect your eyes in a good ways.
  • wesley


    No, you should not drink. It is so dangerous to drink after the cataract surgery because the alcohol is irritating which stimulates your eye nerves. It is not good for your recovery. Once you get the eye diseases, the cataract surgery you did is in vain. Thus, do not drink after the cataract surgery.
  • Jordan


    You'd better not drink after cataract surgery till your eyes recover or your doctor allow you drink alcohol. In fact, not only during post of cataract surgery, alcohol is bad for eyes in usual time. According to a study by University of Berlin's Charite Hospital in 2005,drinking even moderate amounts of alcohol can weaken your immune system. So, for the sake of your eyes, you'd better not drink after cataract surgery.