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How Long Does It Take The Eye To Heal From Cataract Surgery
Healing after CS: Healing after cataract surgery is usually very quick: depending on pre-operative risk factors (diabetes, h/o trauma, flomax (tamsulosin) use, general health), intra-operative issues (any vitreous loss), and post-operative issues: any wound leaking, infection, etc. Complications are rare: vision improves usually ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Usually, not long: Eyelid skin is the thinnest, best healing skin of the body, and usually heals quickly and well from eyelid surgery. Of course, any scar will look a little red after a couple of weeks, but eyelid scars tend to lighten and fade quicker than any other area - typically the scars can be hidden with makeup after a couple of weeks. Many patients have almost invisible scars within a few months. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually within 2 wee: Most cases of uveitis can be treated with topical steroids with a resolution of inflammation within 1-2 weeks. Some cases are recalcitrant to treatment and take longer. Some patients need to taper their treatment slowly to avoid a rebound. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cataract surgery: After cataract surgery patients recover very quickly, with good vision in one to 7 days and eye drops for about a month. You can return to normal activities the day after surgery. Restrictions are minimal, just avoiding rubbing and no swimming for a few weeks. There is scarring that holds the new lens implant in place and normal healing of the wound. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies...: Much will depend on exactly what type of eyelid surgery you are having done. For example, recovery will vary depending on whether you are having upper and/or lower blepharoplasty surgery performed. There is also variability among different patients. Therefore, best to run this question by your plastic surgeon for as accurate advice as possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Few months: Surgical scars on the ocular surface are structurally sound after about 3 months. ...Read more
Healing after cat Sg: Typically 2 to 3 weeks surgery in the other eye can be done as early as 3 days after the first one. There has been recent efforts to consider, bilateral cataract surgery in one setting. What precluded this in the past is the remote possibility of an infection in one eye, that could conceivably affect both eyes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: It varies, based on complexity of the repair, number of tendons corrected, and your general health. Your finger/hand may be immobilized for several weeks, and perhaps a few months before all recovery and rehabilitation is complete.Your surgeon will outline this in detail at your pre op visit. Good luck. ...Read more
Generally: it depends on how extensive the surgery was. It can take about 2 to 3 weeks for the redness to go away. Sometimes it will feel scratchy if there are any stitches placed. it is best to talk to your doctor about it. They would know best. Good luck. ...Read more
It varies: To answer this you need to be more specific as to what kind of surgery you are asking about. In general, facial healing is fairly quick. Most bruising will be gone within 7-14 days. Most swelling goes away in a few weeks but will continue to improve for up to a year. Smoking and other health problems can delay healing. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
It depends on...: ...The cause. Eye strain from dry eyes can recover within minutes of lubricating the eyes or resting them. Strain brought about from an uncorrected need for glasses will not disappear until the you have your vision corrected. It is a good idea to see your eye doctor if you have continued eye strain, to determine whether you need computer glasses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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