After lasik/lasek eye surgery do you need to avoid using regular lasers?

Laser precautions . No there's no special precautions necessary. Lasek is safer than lasik because there's no flap so if you poke your eye the flap can't come back up or be torn off.
No. No you can still use laser instrumentation etc. As always, you should use proper eye protection when using a laser whether you have had laser eye surgery or not.

Related Questions

Could lasek eye surgery leave a scar as oppossed to lasik surgery?

Possible. Each procedure has its own potential set of complications and risks. It is possible for your cornea to develop haziness or "scar" tissue as it heals. The chances of this occurring are small and can be lessened by the use of certain topical drugs during and after the surgery. Discuss this issue in more detail with your surgeon. Read more...

Please advise what is the difference between laser & lasik eye surgery?

Similar. Lasik is a type of laser eye surgery. It is the one most commonly performed, but there are others as well. Your eye surgeon will determine which is the best procedure for your eyes. Read more...

How old should I be to get lasik eye surgery done?

18 yrs of age. Usually lasik is performed on individuals 18 yrs or older with a stable refraction for at least 1 yr. If your vision is still changing, then you are not a good candidate for lasik and should wait until your prescription has stablized and remained so for at least 1 yr. Read more...
I recommend 21. Because by that age most everyone's eyes have stopped growing and changing. Some will do as early as 18 but more likely to see a change and need it done again. Read more...

Has lasik eye surgery made a positive impact on today's society?

Yes. Yes, if the patients is a good candidate and he/she is dependent to contact or glasses then it helps them see without any devices. The patient will be free of contact and glasses to do any kind of sports, and water activities. Lasik is safer than contact lenses due to lower risk for recurrent infection/ulcer, or other contact related problems and injuries. Read more...
LASIK. Lasik has helped society, but reducing the need for glasses or contact lenses in professional and non-professional athletes, as well as firemen, police officers, and other public workers. Read more...
Yes. Lasik eye surgery has allowed millions of people to minimize their dependance on glasses or contact lenses. I would say that this is a significant impact on today's society. Read more...