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Vision after LASIK Surgery Results of LASIK surgery are almost immediate, with the majority of patients reporting significantly improved vision within 24 hours of their surgery. Most patients do achieve 20/20 vision and no longer need to wear glasses or contact lenses; however visual capacity will fluctuate within the first few weeks following the surgery. It occasionally takes vision up to three months to stabilize. Although there is little risk involved in LASIK surgery, there are some possible temporary side effects. These include dry eyes, problems with night vision, and sensitivity to light. There is a positive correlation between dry eye symptoms and patients who had dry eye syndrome prior to surgery. This is something that can be evaluated and prevented before the LASIK surgery. The most common problem after LASIK surgery is difficulties with vision at night, in dimly lit conditions, or under fluorescent lights. Patients may initially experience a glare at night but it rarely persists longer than a few weeks after surgery. This glare often appears as a halo around a light source which is a similar experience to those who wear glasses and contact lenses. Glare and halos once caused difficulty with driving at night but the incidence of this has significantly decreased within the last ten years since more precise Excimer lasers are now being used during the surgery. Overall, in the first few hours after LASIK surgery, vision after LASIK surgery will be hazy and light sensitivity will occur but vision will significantly improve within 24 hours. Although patients may experience some symptoms within the first few weeks after surgery, once their vision stabilizes they can see clearly happily unaided by glasses and contact lenses after vision after LASIK surgery | Lasik Eye Surgery.

vision after LASIK surgery | Lasik Eye Surgery  
vision after LASIK surgery | Lasik Eye Surgery  

Results of LASIK surgery are almost immediate, with the majority of patients reporting significantly improved vision within 24 hours of thei...

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