The Day of your LASIK it is best to avoid the computer. Generally, you would be able to resume computer use the day after your laser vision procedure. When you stare at a computer or a book, your blink rate decreases. This means that you don’t blink as many times per minute so that you don’t loose your place. This worsens dry eye. You may need to have artificial tears handy while using the computer after LASIK and take frequent breaks to rest your eyes.