How do patients feel after pterygium?

Dr. Judy Ku discusses how his patients feel after pterygium in this post

What’s the recovery like after pterygium surgery?

Within the first 24 to 48 hours, it is common for the eye to feel a tad irritated and sensitive to light.

Some patients might feel more pain on the first night, although we provide strong pain relief to help with that.

After the patch comes off, you’ll find your vision a little bit blurry to start, but it will gradually recover over the subsequent seven days.

Usually, at the one week mark, your eyes might still feel irritated, but you’ll feel a lot better with swift vision recovery. By the one month mark, you’ll feel mostly back to your normal self.

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Why not attend a consultation and find out your suitability. Simply book a consultation today.

It’s the only way that we can really assess the health of your eye and understand your condition.

We look forward to meeting you, that way, we can talk in person and discuss your condition in detail and talk through the options available to you.

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