What Should I Do If I Feel Pain Or Soreness After Laser Eye Surgery?

Mr Glenn Carp – “Most patients after the treatment will experience a little bit of discomfort for the first two to three hours.  Patients traditionally will experience either a small gritty sensation almost like there is an eyelash in the eye or alternatively it is sometimes as though they have been chopping onions.  They are little watery or little bit stingy, but in general in most cases it is very mild.  All patients who are supplied with topical Voltarol drops, which will take the edge of these symptoms but again in most cases it will settle very, very quickly, within the first hour or two.”

Pain Or Soreness After Laser Eye Surgery Explained Further…

It is not common to feel pain or soreness after LASIK surgery, but patients commonly experience discomfort after PRK or LASEK surgery. Following all of the post-operative instructions are mandatory, but if problems persist, you are encouraged to contact the clinic.


Mr Glenn Carp explains what you should do if you feel pain or soreness after Laser Eye Surgery.

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It’s a cliche but this really has changed my life! My only regret is I didn’t do it sooner! There was no pain during the procedure or after and my eyesight now is better than when I wore contact lenses! It’s amazing to wake up in the morning and be able to see without trying to find my glasses!– Fiona Davis

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