This is dependent on how the surgery is done and the technique used. In general I tell my patients that they may have significant foreign body sensation and sensitivity to light and some pain for 2 to 4 days and that would be the minimum time off. Some can be uncomfortable for a week but that is unusual. One important thing to note is that you must comply with your post-op drop regimen and that even though you can work, the eye will be red for several weeks at least and perhaps up to 3 months or so. This redness will not prevent you from working.
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How do carrots benefit my eyes?
Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology, answeredCarrots promote good vision, especially night vision. They are chock full of beta-carotene, which guards your eyes against cataracts and macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in the elderly.
You can eat carrots raw or lightly steamed. You can also enjoy the healthy benefits of carrot juice.Helpful? 1 person found this helpful.
How common is uveal coloboma?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) answered
Uveal coloboma is a rare condition that is not always well documented. Depending on the study and where the study was conducted, estimates range from 0.5 to 2.2 cases per 10,000 births. Some cases may go unnoticed because uveal coloboma does not always affect vision or the outside appearance of the eye.
Uveal coloboma is a significant cause of blindness. Studies estimate that 5 to 10 percent of blind European children have uveal coloboma or uveal coloboma-related malformations.
This answer is based on source information from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
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