Eye Health

Updated 13 February 2015

20/20 Vision after laser surgery?

The results are excellent and usually by the next day you will notice a remarkable improvement in your natural (or uncorrected) vision.

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The results are excellent and usually by the next day you will notice a remarkable improvement in your natural (or uncorrected) vision. Please ask your ophthalmologist to show you on the eye vision chart what you can expect to see after the eye has healed. For those few people whose quality of vision is not sufficiently improved, enhancement surgery or thin glasses for some tasks such as night driving may be necessary. Most people do not need or want additional surgery, but the higher the amount of initial correction necessary, the greater the possibility of needing enhancement surgery for full correction. Sunglasses are recommended for bright sunlight, and when you are approximately 45 you will need reading glasses.

 

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Megan Goodman qualified as an optometrist from the University of Johannesburg and is currently practising at Tygerberg Academic Hospital in Cape Town. She has recently completed a Masters degree in Clinical Epidemiology at Stellenbosch University. She has a keen interest in ocular pathology and evidence based medicine as well as contact lenses.

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