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How long before you can use mascara after cataract surgery?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: One week!

I recommend a week to my patients.

In brief: One week!

I recommend a week to my patients.
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 2 weeks

I recommend 2 weeks after cataract surgery before restarting mascara use.

In brief: 2 weeks

I recommend 2 weeks after cataract surgery before restarting mascara use.
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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Ophthalmology

In brief: 2 weeks

Please make sure to not rub the eyes during application or removal of mascara.
Please be careful even after 2 weeks to not touch your eyes.

In brief: 2 weeks

Please make sure to not rub the eyes during application or removal of mascara.
Please be careful even after 2 weeks to not touch your eyes.
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