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Doctor insights on: Recovering From An Eye Surgery

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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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For how long does it take your vision to return to normal after eye surgery for a hemorage behind eye?

For how long does it take your vision to return to normal after eye surgery for a hemorage behind eye?

It depends: It depends on the cause of the hemorrhage in the first place (some causes like retinal detachment can permanently cause loss of vision) and on how quickly you heal. You need to ask the retina specialist who did the surgery for a more precise answer. ...Read more

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How long does it take to do lasik eye surgery?

How long does it take to do lasik eye surgery?

10-15 minutes: The surgery is not about speed, but outcomes. If the surgeon and patient are comfortable and everything is working well, this is a very fast procedure. I encourage patients to rest after the procedure so don't plan to attend any other activities for remainder of day. Its a little more involved them getting your teeth cleaned or hair cut. ...Read more

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How long does it take to see clearly after lasik eye surgery?

How long does it take to see clearly after lasik eye surgery?

Very quickly: Some improvement immediately, rapid improvement over a few days, stability over a few months. ...Read more

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How long does eye surgery take?

Varies: Depends on the type of surgery. It can take a few minutes vs. Up to hours for complicated cases. Also varies if you included preop time vs. Actual in the operating room time. Most eye surgery is outpatient based. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to heal from an eye surgery?

Please tell me how long it takes for to heal from an eye 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. ...Read more

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How much time it will take to recover after squint surgery does mark be on eye surgery is done on1 eye or both eyes if 1 eye is done 2nd 1 will be gud?

How much time it will take to recover after squint surgery does mark be on eye surgery is done on1 eye or both eyes if 1 eye is done 2nd 1 will be gud?

Depends on the type: Strabismus surgery can be done on one or both eyes, depending on the type. Recovery time depends on the type of surgery. Usually the conjunctiva heals in 1-2 weeks. The eye muscles may take up to a month to regain their full strength. Redness will gradually disappear over several weeks. ...Read more

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How long does the whole process of undergoing lasik eye surgery take?

How long does the whole process of undergoing lasik eye surgery take?

15-20 minutes: While the entire procedure takes about 15-20 minutes, the treatment itself generally takes around 20-40 seconds per eye. ...Read more

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Are the effects of lasik eye surgery long lasting?

Yes: If your prescription is eliminated by lasik, it should be stable forever unless some other issue changes your prescription (such as cataract formation). ...Read more

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I have just had a consultation for laser eye surgery, as my long distance vision is so good but my near vision is poor, it has been recommended that I only treat one eye.This means I have one good eye of each. I have been wearing a tempory contact in the

I have just had a consultation for laser eye surgery, as my long distance vision is so good but my near vision is poor, it has been recommended that I only treat one eye.This means I have one good eye of each.
I have been wearing a tempory contact in the

Monovision: Monovision is the term for one eye corrected for distance (it may be natural as in your case) and one eye corrected for near which allows for reasonable vision at all distances to compensate for older age sight (presbyopia). When I do this, i insist that my patients mimic this with contact lenses for a couple of weeks to see if it works for them. ...Read more

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