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I had strabismus eye surgery and today is the fourth day post surgery. How many days does it take for the stitches to melt? Or do they get removed?

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Depends on the surgeon, and what type of sutures they used.
Most likely they used disolvable and they will be gone in 4-6 weeks.

In brief: Depends

Depends on the surgeon, and what type of sutures they used.
Most likely they used disolvable and they will be gone in 4-6 weeks.
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Dr. Alan Mindlin
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Prevention

Call your ophthalmologist for the real answer and expectations.
This sounds like some miscommunication.

In brief: Prevention

Call your ophthalmologist for the real answer and expectations.
This sounds like some miscommunication.
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