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How long does it take for an eye injury to heal?

How long does it take for an eye injury to heal?

Eye injury: Eye injuries vary in there severity and length of recovery. If minor, recovery can be a few days as in a corneal abrasion. If severe, as in a laceration of the eyeball, recovery may never completely recover, particularly in regard of vision. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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How long does it usually take for an eye injury to fully heal?

How long does it usually take for an eye injury to fully heal?

Variable: Healing after an eye injury depends based on the severity of the injury. ...Read more

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How long does it typically take for an ACL injury to heal?

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How long does it typically take for an ACL injury to heal?

It does not: An acl tear will not heal. However, it does not always require surgery, if you decide to avoid all pivoting activites. Many patients do not feel shifting after an acl tear unless they perform these activities. Any shifting or swelling episodes after an acl injury would be an indication to be evaluated fully by your friendly neighborhood sports medicine orthopedist! ...Read more

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How long does it take for an eye infection to heal totally?

How long does it take for an eye infection to heal totally?

It depends: Many eye infections are self limiting and clear up in 7-10 days. However there are infections that are deeply seated in the meibomian glands of the lid or are from chronic bacterial colonization of the skin. These can take months to clear up and can be very persistent. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an ACL injury to fully heal?

How long does it take for an ACL injury to fully heal?

Usually doesn't.: If you've torn your ACL, it usually does not heal itself. The swelling from the injury may go down, but you're still left with a torn ACL. See an ortrhopedic sports medicine knee surgeon, who can advise you if surgery is needed. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an abrasion on the eye to heal fully?

How long does it take for an abrasion on the eye to heal fully?

Depends: Healing depends on what caused the injury, how badly the eye is damaged and what treatment has beem started. Resting the eye is usually helpful too. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from an eye surgery?

How long does it take to recover from an eye surgery?

Pretty quickly: Depending on the surgery, there is little down time. With lasik or cataract surgery, vision is usually stable within 1 week, although it can vary depending on how large the prescription or cataract was before surgery. As well, you can get back to nearly all your activities within a day or so. Other surgeries (retinal or glaucoma) can take longer to recover. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a scratched eye to heal?

Rapidly: The most common event in a scratched eye is corneal abrasion - the loss of a portion of the corneal surface from trauma. These heal extremely rapidly usually within 1-2 days. Your ophthalmologist can assist with this, protecting your eye and providing means for the best comfort. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a tendon injury to heal?

How long does it take for a tendon injury to heal?

Depends: This depends on the severity of the injury. A strain can take weeks, partial tear may take the time like a bone fracture (6-8) weeks. A complete tear requires surgical repair and the recovery time varies. Speaking to an orthopedic surgeon will help. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an appendectomy to heal internally?

How long does it take for an appendectomy to heal internally?

Unclear: When the appendix is removed laparoscopically, the base of the appendix is secured, either by a loop tie with suture, or by stapler. Although somewhat controversial, the stapled closure of the base of the appendix is thought to have advantages over the loop ligature, however whether there is added security from subsequent leaks from the stump has not been definitely answered. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal a eye stye?

How long does it take to heal a eye stye?

Depends upon treat: This depends upon the location of the stye, the size and length of time it has been present, and the treatment that is given (heat, antibiotics) - along with your intrinsic resistance. If you are using heat (the best) then given it about two weeks and if persistent at that point see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take for a broken ankle to heal?

How long does it usually take for a broken ankle to heal?

Varies: In an average healthy person, the fracture will likely heal within 6-8 weeks. However, the sports functionality of the ankle may not return to normal for nearly 6-12 months. This depends on the severity of the initial injury and the subsequent rehab of the ankle. Your orthopedist will guide you through your recovery process. ...Read more

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How long does it take for scratched eye to heal up?

How long does it take for scratched eye to heal up?

Few days usually: It depends on the area of the abrasion and how deep it is. Usually the area will heal 50% every day so a small abrasion will heal fairly fast. Larger abrasions or complications such as infections, foreign body, dry eyes, filaments, etc will delay healing and may lead to more serious problems. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a eyelid scratch to heal?

1 Week: Uncomplicated "scratches" should be well on their way to healing at 1 week. Any delay or worsening should be assessed by your doc. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a broken knee to heal?

How long does it take for a broken knee to heal?

About 6 weeks: It depends on the bone in the knee that is broken but figure about 6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an Achilles to reattach?

How long does it take for an Achilles to reattach?

Achilles: It depends upon the injury, the quality of the tissue, the quality of the blood supply, and the type of treatment. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a scratched cornea to completely heal?

How long does it take for a scratched cornea to completely heal?

Usually 24 hours: Sometimes longer for a large abrasion. Recurrent erosion is also possible, when the healed cornea erodes and leads to a fresh abrasion. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal from a knee injury?

How long does it take to heal from a knee injury?

It depends: It depends on the injury. Contusions or sprains can heal fairly rapidly. Other injuries require surgery. Some sesolve with exercise, meds and possibly physical therapy. ...Read more

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Eye Trauma (Definition)

Any mechanical assault to the eye whether blunt or penetrating may be chemical or from radiation that results in alteration(s) in the normal ...Read more


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Eye Injury (Definition)

Trauma to one or both eyes. Injuries can include bruises around the eye, bleeding behind the cornea, dislocation of the lens, rupture of the ...Read more