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When will you see cataract surgery results, and how long will they last?

The visual recovery from cataract surgery happens very quickly. Most people see really well the day after surgery. And, the vision continues to improve within the first week of surgery. The results that you get from cataract surgery lasts forever. The lens that we put in the eye doesn’t disintegrate or change.

Sometimes you get a film growing over the back of the lens, which we need to touch up with a simple laser procedure called a YAG laser.

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Dr Anton van Heerden, MBCHB; FRANZCO
Ophthalmologist & Laser Eye Surgeon

Based in Melbourne, but with a reputation that transcends borders, Dr Van Heerden sets the highest bar for laser vision correction surgery in Australia. While his skills and experience are second to none, it is his fun, caring and down to earth nature that truly set’s him apart from the rest. You can sit back and enjoy the journey knowing every detail has been carefully considered.