It is also important to encourage clients to wear sunglasses outside, as they will be protected from the intense heat or wind. Both can lead uncomfortable feelings such as burning and stinging. They should also limit activities that involve straining or bending over during recovery – especially those involving lifting heavy objects as increased pressure on the eye could lead towards bleeding or other complications.
The nurse will also need to explain to the patient how to and when to use prescription medications, such as eye drops and antibiotics. They should make sure that they know why they are prescribed and for how long. Further, it is important to schedule follow-up appointments with an eye doctor so any changes that may occur after surgery can be tracked.
In general, it is vital to provide accurate instructions before sending anyone home who has had cataract surgery. There are many potential dangers associated with failing to follow them. By helping ensure that individuals have all necessary information needed get through recovery safely – it allows them focus on healing without having worry about unnecessary problems arising due poor planning afterwards.