Like a sun burn. Nd yag laser is used to resurface the skin therefore after the treatment, the skin has a burning sensation for 2-3 hours and subsides. Ice cold compresses are key to comfort.
Often times Normal. While you may have some irritation after the yag laser on the eyes often times it depends on what the laser is for. After a yag for capsular opacity you may have no symptoms but only mild to moderate blurriness. For a yag procedure on the iris the symptoms may range from none to mild light sensitivity. Your recovery and symptoms really depend on the purpose of the procedure.