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Surface Laser Ablation Recovery

Surface Laser Ablation Recovery

Surface Laser Ablation Recovery

After doing the laser resurfacing procedure, we place a clear contact lens over the eye. The surface cells that were removed during the procedure need to grow back over the ensuing few days. During that time, there is a period where patients may experience some discomfort or even pain. The visions typically quite blurry for the few days after the treatment. Fortunately, these symptoms are very temporary. Once the bandage contact lens is removed, patients usually are able to function pretty well. Please understand that the results vary a little bit in that immediate postoperative period, and some patients may notice a bit of fluctuation for the first couple of weeks after their procedure.

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Jonathan Davidorf, MD


  • Board Certified Ophthalmologist
  • Director of the Davidorf Eye Group in West Hills, CA
  • Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA’s Jules Stein Eye Institute

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