Does Blurred Vision Occur After Laser Eye Reshaping?

Laser eye surgery is one of the most preferred treatments for common eye defects. Although laser treatment, which is an effective treatment solution for saying goodbye to glasses, is such a common treatment, we see that there are still many details that are still curious about this treatment. There are many questions especially about the post-operative period. One of the most common questions is “Will there be blurred vision after laser eye reshaping?”. Let’s move on to the answers for this curious question.

What are the causes of blurred vision after laser eye surgery?

You may face blurred vision after laser surgery. This condition is usually temporary and may occur due to various effects. Let’s talk about the conditions that cause the blurred vision effect to occur.

Will there be blurred vision after laser eye reshaping

Lack of Stability of the Tear Layer

During the laser eye reshaping procedure, we can see that the liquid layer covering the cornea, i.e. the tear layer, is disrupted. This is usually temporary and may cause blurred vision and dry eye conditions for a short period of time.

Entering the Cornea into the Healing Process

The cornea undergoes various changes during the laser eye reshaping procedure. During the healing process after the surgery, temporary blurred vision or fluctuations in the images may occur.

This situation can be considered as a part of the healing process and the blurred vision effect is eliminated in a short time.


Blurred vision may occur after laser eye reshaping, but this is often a temporary condition and manifests itself as an effect of the healing process.

It is important to follow the post-treatment recommendations given by your doctor, to use the specified medications and not to interrupt the control.

Assoc. Prof. Aylin Kılıç

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