What getting laser eye surgery is like, part 2.

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Same-day recovery: the first four hours.

The four hours after the surgery were a trying time. Basically this is the time when the corneal flap closes up, and so it’s critical to follow the doctor’s orders to avoid complications.

So that’s pretty much what I did. I was quickly able to tune into a netcast of a news radio station — one that tells you what time it is every 10 minutes — and sat on the couch. And did almost nothing but wait and blink.

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