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how long will my eye flicker from lights after catrac surgery

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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
19 years experience Retinal Surgery
See below: It can be days or weeks. If it persists beyond 6 months, and is cosmetically or functionally noticeable, then eyelid surgery can be performed to try t ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually 5-7day: Usually 5-7d for initial healing depending on what was done during the Lasik surgery. But this is true for routine cases. Full recovery takes about a ... Read More
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Dr. Patricia Foster
44 years experience Psychiatry
Ask surgeon: Give up hookah permanently. See: http://www.fic.nih.gov/News/GlobalHealthMatters/march-april-2014/Pages/nih-hookah-waterpipe-tobacco-smoking.aspx.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Federico Mattioli
25 years experience LASIK Surgery
Most likely: Many factors are taken into consideration before deciding if you are a candidate for surgery. Just based on the -8 you could have a procedure such as ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
41 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Needs more time: It can take 4-6 weeks for all to return to normal.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Recovery is rapid: Generally a DCR involves the insertion of tubes which can stay in place for 3-6 months. The recovery from the immediate surgery is rapid and you shou ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Pepose
39 years experience Ophthalmology
It depends: Lasik, lasek, icl implantation and cataract surgery generally take around 20 mintues and are ususally performed with mild sedation and topical anesth ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Pepose
39 years experience Ophthalmology
It depends: This depends on the type of eye surgery and your underlying conditions. Uncomplicated cataract and lasik surgery generally has very rapid visual recov ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Chan
13 years experience Lasik Surgery
Depends: It depends on the type of surgery. Some can take just days while other types can take weeks or even months for big orbital surgeries.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Indefinitely: I always ask my vision correction patients to use sunglasses - it's like sunscreen, lots of protection without much downside.
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