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What is recovery from diamond burr cornea procedure like?

What is recovery from diamond burr cornea procedure like?

Cornea: Cornea heals quite fast within hours to a few days. Follow ophthalmologist instructions. Do not rub eye-eyelids. ...Read more

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In the next 10 years will there be new glaucoma eye surgery procedures that make recovery easier & improve the success rate?

In the next 10 years will there be new glaucoma eye surgery procedures that make recovery easier & improve the success rate?

Yes: I'm excited about future innovations in glaucoma surgery as well new medications ;/or medication delivery systems. We already have newer and safer surgeries like canoloplasty, express shunt, i-stent, and other yet to be approved procedures. Optimistically, the next 10 years should expand our repertoire of glaucoma treatments that can be customized to the patients particular needs. ...Read more

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I'm having a corneal scraping on tuesday. They will be placing a chemotherapy agent on my cornea. Just wondering what the recovery time is on this?

I'm having a corneal scraping on tuesday. They will be placing a chemotherapy agent on my cornea. Just wondering what the recovery time is on this?

1-2 weeks: It depends on the health of the conjunctiva around the edge of the cornea. Healing rates vary from person to person and decrease with age. Usually 1-2 weeks but longer in patients with conjunctival scarring, diabetics, severe dry eye disease. ...Read more

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My father has recently been diagnosed with cornea disease, and we are in the early stages of researching possible ways to fix this problem. We've been told about a fairly new procedure called DSAEK. What is DSAEK, and how does it differ from others?

My father has recently been diagnosed with cornea disease, and we are in the early stages of researching possible ways to fix this problem. We've been told about a fairly new procedure called DSAEK. What is DSAEK, and how does it differ from others?

When : When the inside layer of cells in the cornea has been damaged or disease ridden then the cornea will take on fluid and become cloudy. This new procedure has a faster recovery time. The inside layer of cells are removed and replaced using a donor. ...Read more

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What supplements/diet should i adopt after a penetrating keratoplasty (pkp) surgery / cornea transplant that helps in corneal recovery and beyond?

What supplements/diet should i adopt after a penetrating keratoplasty (pkp) surgery / cornea transplant that helps in corneal recovery and beyond?

Nothing special: Be sure you use your topical medications as prescribed and on schedule. Some think Vitamin C supplement can be helpful with corneal healing. But the best thing is to maintain a balanced diet and keep yourself generally healthy. The cornea will grab what it needs for its health and survival. ...Read more

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What is the cutting of my cornea. So what are the procedures to lift your eyelid and is it painful at all?

What is the cutting of my cornea. So what are the procedures to lift your eyelid and is it painful at all?

Needs clarification: The cornea is the clear part of your eye, cutting of the cornea will happen from trauma, or surgical procedure for corneal issues. The eye lid is totally different part of the orbit not the eye ball. The eye lid lift or blepharoplasty tend to not be that painful. ...Read more

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Corneal abrasion recovery time?

Corneal abrasion recovery time?

Recovery time varies: Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, blood sugar control, the exact type of procedure, and post-operative and follow up care. Discuss it with your surgeon and get their opinion as to what they feel is a reasonable recovery time for you. ...Read more

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If I have blocked ducts in the eye what's the next procedure to unblock them?

If I have blocked ducts in the eye what's the next procedure to unblock them?

Opthamologist: Opthamology or ENT may help the issue. Normally your eyes drain through the nose so if your nose is plugged you will tear more. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a swollen eye?

What is the recovery time for a swollen eye?

Depends: It really depends on why your eye is swollen and actually what part of your eye is swollen. Was this from trauma? ...Read more

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Is there a surgical procedure to fix my lazy eye?

Is there a surgical procedure to fix my lazy eye?

Yes: A surgical procedure can correct the alignment of a "lazy eye" to make it appear straight. But if the vision is reduced in a lazy eye ("amblyopia"), then after the age of about 8-10 years it can't be improved to the normal level in most cases. ...Read more

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What is recovery time for corneal transplants?

What is recovery time for corneal transplants?

Corneal transplant: What is recovery time for corneal transplants? ANS: best to discuss this with your transplanter as the best source of information on this in you and their experience in where ever you are. ...Read more

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Recovery time for corneal transplant days or weeks?

Weeks or months: It really depends on what surgical technique is used, but with a traditional corneal transplant it takes months for the healing to stabilize. With more modern techniques like dsek it is much faster since there are fewer sutures and a smaller wound. ...Read more

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What is the normal recovery time for corneal transplant?

Depends: The recovery time depends on the type of transplant performed as well as your corneal disease. We can now selectively replace certain layers of the cornea only. The recovery time for vision varies according to which layer is replaced. The time to visual recovery also depends on what your diagnosis is. ...Read more

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What is recovery time after a "vitrectomy" for eye?

What is recovery time after a "vitrectomy" for eye?

Depends: This depends on what the vitrectomy is for. For example, if it is for floaters recovery might only take a week. If it is for a retinal membrane peel or retinal detachment repair it might take a month or more. ...Read more

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What procedure is followed to measure the length of the eyeball/eye?

What procedure is followed to measure the length of the eyeball/eye?

A scans: Most commonly this is done using an ultrasound device called an a-scan. Your eye can also be measured using a laser beam using an instrument called an iol master. Both are office procedures usually done by an ophthalmologist in preparation for cataract surgery. ...Read more

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Which is the ultrasound eye procedure and why is it used for?

Which is the ultrasound eye procedure and why is it used for?

2 types: A mode ultrasound is used to measure the eye, typically used to estimate the best synthetic lens to implant in a cataract operation. It is also used to help diagnose eye disease (e.g. Length of the eye, characteristics and size of eye tumors). B-mode ultrasound is used to obtain qualitative pictures of the eye and around the eye called the orbit- used to look into the eye when the view is bad. ...Read more