NearVision CK™ Post-Op Care

What should I expect after the procedure?

The following symptoms are normal after NearVision CK™ and will subside with time:

  • Mild to moderate burning, watering and irritation for 2 to 3 days
  • “Smeary vision” (like dirty glasses) can last up to 1 month Glare, especially when driving at night, for about 1 month
  • Slight overcorrection of your vision for a few weeks
  • Distant objects may appear blurry, but near objects
    will be clearer

When can I return to my normal activities?

Most patients feel well enough to work and/or drive after 1 or 2 days. If you are unsure, just call our office with your questions.However, there a few guidelines you should also consider:

  • Avoid eye makeup for 3 to 4 days after the procedure
  • Avoid swimming in pools for 1 week
  • Avoid swimming in lakes or the ocean for 2 to 3 weeks
  • Avoid rubbing your eyes
  • Wear eye protection in situations such as contact sports

What medications should I take after the procedure?


  • Vigamox 4 times per day for 4 days
  • Voltaren 4 times per day for 4 days
  • Genteal tears should be used every 15 mins the day of surgery and as required thereafter
  • Comfort tears 4 times per day or as required for irritation for 2 days

Comfort Tears MUST be discarded 48 hours after surgery.
Permanent damage may result with continued use!

When will I return for follow-up?

You will receive a phone call from a technician at 1 day post-op. Thereafter, you will be seen at 1 week, 6 weeks and 3 months, if necessary.

When will I realize the full effects of the procedure?

Expect your vision to “stabilize” in approximately 1 to 3 months.

If you have any concerns following the surgery you can reach us at 250.384.2622 and a technician will return your call.