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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
I'm having hip preservation surgery in 3 weeks time. How long will it to fully recover from this kind of operation?
Hip surgery: 6-8 weeks is a general ball park ...Read more
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 ?
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
How long will it take to recoup lean body mass loss from GI infection of 1.5 months duration recovered spontaneously?
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
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
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
In positive cases hw long can brain swelling takes to cure if caused due to japanese encephalitis. Plz time of full recovery to normal physical motor?
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
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
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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