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Q. Is it fine to masturbate a day after laser eye surgery?

Answered by
Dr. Vaibhev Mittal
and medically reviewed by Dr. Divya Banu M
This is a premium question & answer published on Feb 27, 2019

Hello doctor,

My brother had an eye trauma. So, he had laser surgery for retina after two months of trauma. But he masturbated the next day of laser surgery (after 19 hours). Will that cause any problem to his retina or retinal nerve? Will it increase intraocular pressure? Please give a detailed answer as we are worried.

Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Ophthalmology (Eye Care)
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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Masturbation will not have any adverse effect on laser treatment of retina or retina. There may be a minimal increase of intraocular pressure with masturbation but that must be non-significant. Kindly share the file to guide you better.


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Thank you so much.

Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

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Hi,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

Be in touch with his Ophthalmologist and get retina examined.


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