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The recommended Voltaren Ophthalmic dosage will vary based on the type of eye surgery. For example, if you had cataract surgery, the dose is typically one drop in the affected eye four times daily for two weeks. In order to ensure a safe treatment process, you should not wear soft contacts while using this medication.
An Introduction to Dosing With Voltaren OphthalmicThe dosage of Voltaren Ophthalmic® (diclofenac eye drops) 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.
Voltaren Ophthalmic Dosage for Cataract SurgeryThe standard recommended Voltaren Ophthalmic dose 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.
Voltaren Ophthalmic Dosage for Corneal Refractive SurgeryThe standard recommended dosage for use with corneal refractive surgery (such as LASIK) is one or two drops of Voltaren Ophthalmic 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 Your Dose of Voltaren OphthalmicSome considerations for people taking Voltaren Ophthalmic include the following:
- This medication comes 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 taking Voltaren Ophthalmic.
- For the drops to work properly, they must be taken as prescribed.
- If you are unsure about anything related to dosing with Voltaren Ophthalmic after reading this article, please talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider.