Length 1 to 3 hours.
Anesthesia Usually locally with sedation or general.
In/Outpatient Usually outpatient.
Recovery Reading: 2 or 3 days. Back to work: 7 to 10 days. Contact lenses: two weeks or more. Strenuous activities, alcohol: about 3 weeks. Bruising and swelling gone: several weeks.
Duration of Results Several years. Sometimes permanent.