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What is recovery time for hyperomia ~+5 after wavefront lasik? Its 5 months after op still vision fluctuation occurs. I do have 20/20 with ~+0.75(l, r)
12 months: It can take a full year to fully recover after lasik. You had a very high correction to start with. You are currently a bit undercorrected. There is a high chance that you will remain a bit undercorrected. You might be able to have an enhancement, but your cornea may be too thin at this point. You have had a reasonable outcome, given your high starting point. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the most important precautions or advice after undergoing lasik surgery and how long is the recovery period?
LASIK: Certainly question regarding surgery are best addressed to the surgeon performing the surgery. In general it is critical not to rub your eyes after lasik surgery. Recovery time varies from patient to patient with some patients have excellent vision the next day. The eyes are not completely healed for months, but generally stableby one month. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are differences between lasik, prk, and lasek in terms of risks, recovery and post operation side effects if any?Consider I am a candidate for all.
See full answer: Prk and lasek are similar since they both involve ablating the corneal surface after removing the epithelium. In lasek the epithelium is repositioned over the cornea , in prk it is discarded.Prk and lasek take longer for the vision to recover. Lasik involves ablating under a corneal flap. Individual conditions render surface ablation or lasik the more suitable procedure in a given patient. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can I read and look at screens of TV and cell phone after one week of lasik eye surgery with incomplete vision recovery ??
Vision correction: Lasik is laser in situ keratomileusis. The procedure uses a cold laser to reshape the front window of the eye (cornea) in order to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. The procedure places the treatment under a flap of tissue that is created either by another laser or a blade. Lasik is one of the most commonly performed vision correction surgeries worldwide. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Reshaping the cornea: First a flap is created on your cornea with a blade or laser. It is then lifted and a laser is used to reshape your cornea (flatten it or make it more steep), then the flap is put back down. It's blurry for a few days and feels scratchy. Eventually, your distance vision should be excellent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers