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If you have had eye surgery, the recommended dosage of diclofenac eye drops will depend on the type of surgery you had. For example, if you had LASIK surgery, the dose is one or two drops in the affected eye within the hour before surgery, within 15 minutes after surgery, and then four times daily for up to three days.
Dose of Diclofenac Eye Drops: An IntroductionThe diclofenac eye drops (Voltaren Ophthalmic®) dosage your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on the type of eye surgery. As is always the case, do not adjust this amount unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
Diclofenac Eye Drops Dosage for Cataract SurgeryThe standard recommended dose of diclofenac eye drops for use after cataract surgery is one drop in the affected eye four times daily, starting 24 hours after surgery and continuing for two weeks.
Dosage of Diclofenac Eye Drops for Corneal Refractive SurgeryThe standard recommended dosage for use with corneal refractive surgery (such as LASIK) is one or two drops of diclofenac eye drops in the affected eye within the hour before surgery, within 15 minutes after surgery, and then four times daily for up to three days.
General Information on Dosing With Diclofenac Eye DropsSome considerations for people taking diclofenac eye drops include the following:
- This medicine come as an eye drop that is usually taken four times a day.
- In order to prevent contamination of the drops, do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface, including the surface of the eye.
- You should not wear soft contact lenses (except "bandage" type lenses especially for use after surgery) while using diclofenac eye drops.
- For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.
- If you are unsure about anything related to your diclofenac eye drops dosage after reading this article, please talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider.