How long are eyes blurry after Lasek?

How long are eyes blurry after Lasek?

How long are eyes blurry after Lasek?

In the two to three hours immediately after surgery, your vision will be blurry. Although your eyesight will greatly improve within 24 hours, you may still experience intermittent blurriness and fluctuations in your vision for some time as your eyes adjust to the reshaped cornea.

Is blurry vision after Lasek normal?

This should usually subside within the first week or so following treatment. Some patients report a ‘hazy effect’ in their vision, typically in low-light environments. Again, this is nothing to worry about, and the soft-focus effect will usually recede within the first few weeks following treatment.

Can you watch TV after LASEK?

Since your eyes are still healing, they will be especially sensitive in the first 24 hours after the LASEK procedure. Because of this, it’s recommended to wait at least 24 hours before watching TV.

When can I wash my hair after LASEK?

Don’t take a shower or wash your hair until at least 24 hours after your procedure. Be careful when you’re in the shower or bath. Be sure to keep soap out of your eye when you wash your hair and watch out for hair spray and shaving lotion. Don’t drive until you are instructed to by your doctor.

Can you go blind from LASEK?

Total blindness – where you have no light perception – caused by laser eye surgery is extremely rare. The American Refractive Surgery Council states that no one has ever gone completely blind from laser eye surgery, with “inadequate aftercare” being the direct cause of any laser eye surgery-induced blindness.

How long does it take to recover from LASEK?

The flap created by LASEK eye surgery heals in about four to seven days, and the patient usually wears a special contact lens that acts as a bandage for up to four days after surgery. Patients also may experience irritation in their eye during the first day or two after LASEK eye surgery.

How long does pain last after LASEK?

Most LASEK laser eye surgery patients say the discomfort lasts about 2 days or less. Patients need to wear a “bandage contact lens” for about 3 or 4 days after LASEK laser eye surgery to serve as a protective layer between your blinking eyelids and the treated eye surface, which is not necessary after LASIK.

How long does LASEK take to heal?