There are many factors that can influence the LASIK eye surgery recovery time such as the skills of the eye surgeon who performed the LASIK eye surgery, patient’s present health condition, visual need and type of technology used.
Patients who had a corrective eye surgery procedure like LASIK can expect at least 6 months recovery period. If you want to higher percentage of a successful outcome, it is necessary that you give your full cooperation and follow all the post-operative care instructions given below.
The common side effects that a patient may encounter directly after the LASIK treatment are as follows:
The above side effects usually disappear as the patient’s overall condition improves after the surgical procedure and an improved visual performance can be observed as the recovery phase progresses.
If you are feeling extreme discomfort after a LASIK procedure such as severe inflammation, redness or drying effect on the affected eye(s), consult your eye surgeon immediately to verify your present condition.
Artificial tear solution and medicated eye drops are usually prescribed after having LASIK corrective surgery to treat any signs of dry eye symptoms, redness, swelling of the eyelids or avoid the occurrence of eye infections.
A LASIK procedure is considered to be among the safest refractive surgery types being performed in this modern generation that can eliminate your dependency to the wearing of prescription glasses or contact lenses.
Once you are diagnosed to be a suitable candidate for LASIK, expect an improved vision as the final result, indeed worth your time and every single penny spent. Find out the entire LASIK eye surgery cost and get the best treatment to correct your refractive error.