How long does dry eyes typically last for after ReLEx SMILE surgery?
It is common to experience some level of dryness after laser vision correction (ReLEx SMILE, LASIK, PRK).
Typically, SMILE and PRK have a lower incidence rate of dryness as compared to LASIK. Having said that, as every patient heals differently, there may be some variation in the recovery time for each individual.
Patients may experience dry eye for a few weeks to months after SMILE and will thereafter improve gradually. It usually take about 3 months for the vision to stabilise. Generous use of artificial tears after surgery may help to alleviate the symptoms of dryness.
The Complete Guide To LASIK In Singapore (2019)
You’ve thought long and hard about getting LASIK done in Singapore, but don’t know where to start. You're also too lazy to sift through all the...READ MORE
Top 5 LASIK Myths Busted By An Ophthalmologist
Despite its popularity, many questions, falsehoods, and myths about laser vision correction still linger with regards to LASIK. As an ophthalmologist...READ MORE