Advertisement

What discomfort can I expect after Lasik surgery?

Most patients have some foreign-body sensation or discomfort for the first 3-5 hours after LASIK surgery. It is normal for patients to experience these symptoms for a few days. Patients may experience tearing or dryness after the procedure. However, each individual heals differently.

Continue Learning about Eye and Vision

Are Your Contact Lenses Swimming in Bacteria?
Are Your Contact Lenses Swimming in Bacteria?
Contact lenses are so popular, even grade-school children with fuzzy vision are skipping the specs and choosing contacts. The trend makes it easy to f...
Read More
What are the rods and cones in the eye?
Univ. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family MedicineUniv. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family Medicine
The rods and cones in the eye are the body's sensory equipment in the back of the eye. They gather t...
More Answers
5 Best Foods for Your Eyes
5 Best Foods for Your Eyes5 Best Foods for Your Eyes5 Best Foods for Your Eyes5 Best Foods for Your Eyes
Swap your carrots for these eye-friendly foods.
Start Slideshow
What Is Diabetic Eye Disease?
What Is Diabetic Eye Disease?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.