Preparation before surgery: You will have a comprehensive eye exam, likely including some or all of the following:
You may also have a general medical exam prior to your surgery. Talk to your doctor about your medications. You may be asked to stop taking some medications up to one week before the procedure, like aspirin or other anti-inflammatory drugs. Blood thinners, such as clopidogrel or warfarin
Estimated Recovery Time: 2 days
Estimated Hospital Stay: no hospitalization necessary
What to do after surgery: Your eye will be covered with a bandage and metal shield. When you return home, do the following to help ensure a smooth recovery: Do not remove the patch until instructed to do so. The patch is often removed the next day. If your doctor instructs you to keep your head in a certain position, do so as much as possible. Keep the position even when eating, sleeping, and bathing. Do not allow your eye to be exposed to running water until allowed by your doctor. Avoid strenuous physical activity until allowed by your doctor. Your doctor will schedule follow-up appointments to monitor your recovery. You can often return to work within 1-2 weeks of surgery if cleared by your doctor. Be sure to follow your doctor's instructions.
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