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How Soon Can You See After Cataract Surgery
Will my vision improve immediately after having cataract surgery? I need cataract surgery, but i'm worried that i won't be able to see after the surgery. I'll need to return to work as soon as possible after the procedure. How long will it take for my vis
Vision improves fast: Cataract surgery is a quick and easy procedure from which you can recover. Most people begin to see better within a day of the procedure, but this depends on the degree of cataract as well as the type of cataract surgery you have. Depending on your work, you may be able to resume normal activities almost immediately. Speak with your eye surgeon about your particular situation. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
>3-6 weeks.: From a physical standpoint most women are able to return to a not physically demanding work within 3 weeks after an uncomplicated cesarean section. From an emotional/maternal standpoint it is best to take at least 6-12 weeks off work after any delivery to bond with your newborn(s). ...Read more
Vision & Catarac: Vision usually decreases with cataract formation; Depending on pre-operative risk factors (ie, hypertension, diabetes, pseudoexfoliation, trauma, etc) the vast majority of patients achieve 20/20 vision after cataract surgery (low risk factor patients). Most patients say colors are brighter after VA much better. More info at: eyedoc2020 blogspot com ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Forever!: Treatment for cataracts is only indicated if it is affecting you activities of daily living. If they do not progress or cause problems you do not need surgery. Unless they cause other problems such as glaucoma, then surgery is indicated. You should be seen on routine basis by eye care specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
First 2 weeks: Generally, an infection will develop within the first two weeks after surgery. There are exceptions of course, we have seen a few people develop infections even 3-4 weeks following surgery. ...Read more
Depends: In most cases, patients are able to drive within 24-48 hours of cataract surgery. Not on the day of surgery itself, because sedatives are commonly used. Depending on the rate of healing, the status of the other eye, and other coexistant eye diseases, the majority of patients can resume driving within 48 hours. Ask your surgeon for their advice about this issue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Following a mastectomy, how long do you have to wait before reconstructive surgery can take place?
It Depends: Retinal detachment surgery can involve a range of surgical techniques from an office procedure to operative surgery. Typical recovery ranges from 2 to 6 weeks depending on whether gas or oil was used in the surgery. It may take months for the vision to recovery optimally, depending on the type of detachment that occurred. It is best to follow the surgeon's guidelines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3-4 weeks: Usually your drains are removed in about 1-2 weeks time. I would suggest waiting another 2 weeks to assure adeqaute healing before swimming. You may shower though, after the drains are out. Of course all depends on your wound healing process. Please follow your surgeon's advice. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on your work. Usually within 1-2 weeks if your range of motion is nomal. ...Read more
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