Your eyes start healing immediately after your LASIK surgery, and the initial healing usually occurs rapidly.
But it’s normal to experience some blurred vision and fluctuations in your vision for several weeks or even months after LASIK.
In most cases, vision should be stable and clear at the six-month post-op visit.
How long is vision blurry after Lasik?
The LASIK Eye Surgery Recovery Process
Some patients may experience some blurred vision and fluctuations in their vision for several weeks after LASIK. Immediately after LASIK eye surgery, all Austin patients will experience blurry vision. This typically lasts up to three to four hours.
How good is vision after Lasik?
Typical LASIK results: 95% of patients have 20/40 or better vision. 85% of patients have 20/20 or better.
Can dry eyes cause blurred vision after Lasik?
Many times, people don’t necessarily recognize their eyes as dry. They just notice that their vision fluctuates, and that it’s blurry. “Clues to dry eye are contact lens intolerance, tired eyes and fluctuating vision with reading. Patients need to understand that LASIK will not make dry eye better.
What should I avoid after Lasik?
Recommended Post-LASIK Activity Schedule
- Always avoid rubbing your eyes.
- Avoid staring without lubricating the eyes.
- Avoid watching TV or reading.
- Avoid showering (you may take a bath but avoid getting soap or water in the eyes, showering or bathing before surgery is fine).
- Avoid alcohol consumption.