Question: How Long Is Vision Blurry After Vitrectomy?

You might have some pain in your eye and your vision may be blurry for a few days after the surgery.

You will need 2 to 4 weeks to recover before you can do your normal activities again.

It may take longer for your vision to get back to normal.

How long is vision blurry after retinal detachment surgery?

Your vision will be blurry – it may take some weeks or even three to six months for your vision to improve. Your eye may water.

Does vision improve after vitrectomy?

Your vision may not be completely normal after your vitrectomy, especially if your condition caused permanent damage to your retina. Ask your eye doctor about how much improvement you can expect.

Can you still get floaters after vitrectomy?

An ophthalmologist removes the vitreous through a small incision (vitrectomy) and replaces it with a solution to help your eye maintain its shape. Surgery may not remove all the floaters, and new floaters can develop after surgery. Risks of a vitrectomy include bleeding and retinal tears.

How long after retinal detachment surgery can you wear makeup?

No. You should avoid exercising for at least 2 weeks following your surgery. You may resume normal activities, little by little. After week 1, you may start by walking as much as a mile.