“What is involved in the recovery of cataract surgery?”

“What is involved in the recovery of cataract surgery?”

Cataract surgery is one of the safest medical procedures.  And with the advent of the femtosecond laser, it has become more accurate and the recovery is quicker than ever before.  In fact, over 90% of patients at SightTrust Eye Institute opt to have both eyes treated on the same day in order to speed up their recovery!  Despite the amazing results that modern laser cataract surgery provides – including the potential of freedom from glasses for both distance and reading – there is a healin...

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“What will my restrictions be after surgery, and when can I go back to work?”

“What will my restrictions be after surgery, and when can I go back to work?”

Laser cataract and refractive lens procedures are safe and painless, and usually have little downtime.  Vision may be “foggy” for the first day or so, but most people can resume the majority of their daily activities almost immediately.  In fact, people are usually able to get back to work within a few days! We ask that patients avoid submerging their faces in water or expose themselves to dusty environments for 7 days, although you may shower with the eyes closed and the shower aimed at y...

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