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How quick to recover after corneal foreign body injury?

How quick to recover after corneal foreign body injury?

48 to 72 hrs: Depending on the size, depth and cause of the foreign body injury will determine how long it takes to heal. Some foreign bodies can be removed with a simple cotton tip, others may require a "burr" or small drill to remove the foreign body. I will usually put my patients on antibiotic drops for 3-5 days after removing the foreign body to prevent an infection. ...Read more

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Dr. David Malitz
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Foreign Object In The Eye (Definition)

A condition in which an object such as metal, glass, wood, plastic, or sand is either superficially adherent to or embedded in the cornea of the eye. You would typically have a removeal of a foreign body from your cornea in a ...Read more


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How much time takes to recover after corneal foreign body injury?

How much time takes to recover after corneal foreign body injury?

A few days typically: After removal, a small corneal foreign body typically leaves behind a simple abrasion of the epithelium, the outer layer of the cornea. That part of the cornea heals quickly, and a small area of injury may heal in a matter of a day. Larger injuries will take longer, of course. ...Read more

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Foreign body sensation in eye when blinking, after chalazion surgery done. How long will it persist?

Foreign body sensation in eye when blinking, after chalazion surgery done. How long will it persist?

Heals rapidly: Chalazion removal is done from the inside of the lid using an inverting clamp. The inside opening can touch the eye with a sensation like a foreign object. This should rapidly disappear in a 1-3 day interval. If persistent after that, especially if the vision is affected, then see the ophthalmologist who did the surgery. ...Read more

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Soft tissue injury to the knee usually takes how long to recover?

Soft tissue injury to the knee usually takes how long to recover?

2-3 weeks: Think of it as a bruise. Swelling will occur then subside slowly. Bruised tissue will then need to clear itself of debris. If there are more significant injuries then more time may be needed. ...Read more

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Will balance recover after a traumatic brain injury? How long will it take?

Will balance recover after a traumatic brain injury? How long will it take?

Yes: Significant head trauma can result in a concussion to the inner ear. Most patients will have complete resolution of balance symptoms but recovery is variable and may last only a few days or may last several months. Vestibular rehabiliation exercise can help expedite recovery and be helpful. ...Read more

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If an eye muscle is damaged in the brain after concussion and it leads to blurred vision, how long does recovery take. Will the eye sight return back ?

If an eye muscle is damaged in the brain after concussion and it leads to blurred vision, how long does recovery take. Will the eye sight return back ?

6-12 weeks: If an oculomotor nerve is damaged as a result of head injury then commonly it will regenerate over a period of 6-12 weeks providing it has not been severed or damaged severely. Make sure to have an MRI or CT scan to be sure there is no subdural hemorrhage. ...Read more

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How to get quick heal from scar wound after circumcision surgery ?

How to get quick heal from scar wound after circumcision surgery ?

It just needs...: To heal up. I would apply traumeel cream (or ointment) to help promote healing. It is homeopathic and available online or at most whole foods stores. This is anecdotal, but I have been personally using it for myself my family and my patients for 25 years. It is very safe, so you can apply it as often as you want. Sometimes i will apply it four or five times a day on cuts on myself. ...Read more

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How long should it take to recover from brain surgery ?

How long should it take to recover from brain surgery ?

Depends: It depends on the location and pathology and size and any preoperative deficit. Even with a small lesion in a relatively "safe" area, people can feel run down for several weeks after surgery. ...Read more

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How long will it take to recoup lean body mass loss from GI infection of 1.5 months duration recovered spontaneously?

How long will it take to recoup lean body mass loss from GI infection of 1.5 months duration recovered spontaneously?

Depends on how much: You lost. Make sure you know why you got the GI infection so as not to repeat the problem. Eat healthy foods, take probiotics, and exercise. You'll probably be back to normal with in 3 months. ...Read more

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Can supraspinatus intrasubstance tendon tear (7x1x6 mm) heal by itself without surgery? How long may it take for a healthy 62 years old to heal?

Can supraspinatus intrasubstance tendon tear (7x1x6 mm) heal by itself without surgery? How long may it take for a healthy 62 years old to heal?

Unlikely: Partial thickness rotator cuff tears rarely'heal'. They may become less painful occassionally in some patients who are able to 'tolerate' them.However, most progress( esp.in older adults) w/time to small full thickness tears, etc. If u are not improving w/ pt, NSAIDs , etc.consider having an experienced arthroscopist perform repair( intrasubstance or 'taken down' and repair to bone).Pain relief! ...Read more

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How long can it take someone to recover from facial reconstruction after car wreck?

How long can it take someone to recover from facial reconstruction after car wreck?

Depends: It really depends on what was done. That being said, it usually takes weeks to months to recover from facial trauma. Scars also take up to 1 year to fully mature. ...Read more

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How long will it take to recover from keyhole surgery on a meniscus tear ?

How long will it take to recover from keyhole surgery on  a meniscus tear ?

Repair vs debride?: A meniscus repair mandates a slower rehabilittion that allows the necessary biology of healing ot occur else the repair will fail. A meniscal debridement is more likely for most tears an affords a rapid rehabiltation with immediate advancement of motion and weight bearing to full as sson as you can tolerated both. Work (desk) is usally ok after several days to a week. ...Read more

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How long can a knee injury takes to heal?

How long can a knee injury takes to heal?

It depend what kind: Of injury you have minor bruises take about a week to heal and some major injury (acl tear) take 4-6 month to heal.. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from an elbow injury without surgery?

How long does it take to recover from an elbow injury without surgery?

Depends.: Depends on what the problem is. Only a matter of weeks if its something like tendinitis. Or, it can take months if there is something more serious going on with the joint. ...Read more

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How much time will it take to recover after corneal transplant?

How much time will it take to recover after corneal transplant?

PKP: Penetrating Keratoplasty (PKP) = corneal transplant. It will take approx 1-2 months to recover initially, at least enough to maintain a clear graft. However, full healing will take approx one year. At that time, the sutures can be removed and additional correction can be provided to help your vision. ...Read more

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How long takes a bucket handle medial tear to heal after surgery?

How long takes a bucket handle medial tear to heal after surgery?

Typically 4-6 weeks: After the surgery procedure it typically takes 4-6 weeks of rehab to get back to activities you will have to gradually decrease your swelling, increase you motion, strength and endurance i have patients who have this done who go back to office after the weekend (3-4 days). ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover after an intraocular lens exchange surgery?

How long does it take to recover after an intraocular lens exchange surgery?

Lens exchange: If you already had an artificial lens implant placed and this is being exchanged then recovery should be very quick, few days. If your natural lens is removed and an implant placed then recovery is several days to a couple weeks. This is of course assuming that your eye is otherwise healthy. Good luck. ...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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Foreign Body (Definition)

Something foreign means it is not supposed to be there and has been somehow come to be there, in ...Read more