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It's a question pertaining to my husband not me. He is 30 years old and underwent a scleral buckle just yesterday, I want know the do's and don'ts.

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It's a question pertaining to my husband not me. He is 30...
Hello lybrate-user. Let me enumerate the don'ts first: (1) don't lift weights (weight more than 5 kg as a rule). (2) don't do heavy breathing exercise such as pranayam. (3) don't take alcohol, cigarette smoking, tobacco chewing. (4) don't rub the eyes with fingers, handkerchief, cloth, etc (5) don't take over head bath for 2 weeks (6) don't allow dust to enter eyes (7) don't drive vehicles for a month (8) don't strain at stools (9) don't cough, sneeze heavily. In case he has a cold, promptly take medication (10) don't bend or stoop for at least a month. (11) don't play ball sports for at least 3 months. Now let me enumerate the do's (a) do take the eye drops as prescribed by your doctor (b) do eat light food (c) do wear protective glasses when going out in dust or bright sunlight (d) do go for the regular check ups as advised by the doctor. Let me know if you require further assistance. Take care-regards.
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