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Brandon cook


How long does it take to see clearly after prk surgery?

If i take prk surgery, how long can i see well after PRK? I'm a little concerned.
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  • Zachary eddy


    Usually, eyesight will recovery after 3 months after PRK surgery. And after taking the surgery, your eyesight may be quite blurry in the first two weeks. But, it doesn't matter, your eyes will expected to recover gradually over the time. And you shall avoid some rough sports, including football or hockey and any strength exercise so as to help the healing of your eyes.
  • Kelly gary


    Well, according to the eye doctor, it will take about 3 months to recover your eyes after prk surgery. In the first 2weeks, it is very normal for you to have the blurry vision. So you should not worry about it at that time. And then the next 2-4 weeks, there is more rapid improvement of your vision. Finally, the more gradual improvement will come in the following 2 months. So you should be careful in this period. Since the eyes after surgery are very sensitive and fragile, you should pay more attention to avoiding the infection. For example, you should avoid eye injuries by wearing a protective shield at night and with naps until you are advised by your doctor. Also, you should remember not sleep on the side of the operated eye for the first night.
  • hill


    Usually, if you protect the eyes well after the prk surgery, you will see clearly after a week. During this time, there are may things you should take notice of. However, after a month, you may generally get the basic recovery for the vision. But you still need to protect the eyes carefully.
  • Sig


    Although PRK does have a few side effects, it is a mostly successful surgery that can correct visual problems. Unlike the newer laser surgery known as LASIK, people who undergo PRK take longer to reach the desired visual acuity. It might take three months after surgery until vision is entirely corrected. Most patients experience slight eye discomfort and tearing for a few days after the surgery. Other side effects, which can last up to six months after surgery, include seeing glare and halos around images.