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Post-Laser Procedure Symptoms

11/12/2010

Question:

Should I expect to be symptom free, i.e. floaters and light flashes, one day after a laser procedure for small retinal tear?

Answer:

No, it will take a while (perhaps 1-2 months) for the floaters to completely break up and become less noticeable. But the laser procedure should keep you from seeing more of them.

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Response by:

Robert D Newcomb, OD, MPH, FAAO Robert D Newcomb, OD, MPH, FAAO
Professor Emeritus of Clinical Optometry
College of Optometry
The Ohio State University