How long should I wait after eyelid surgery to use contacts?
I hate my glasses and haven’t worn them in forever, so my question is how soon after surgery can I start wearing my contacts again? I’m blind without them so I guess I’ll need to wear my glasses. I don’t think people won’t recognize me haha!
Hi Geraldine. You will have some swelling after eyelid surgery and the lower lid incision may be inside the lid. I usually recommend for may patients to anticipate two weeks after surgery before they can comfortably and safely wear contacts. This will vary some from person to person.