The LPN is caring for a patient who is recovering from cataract surgery. Which of these statements, made by the patient, requires clarification from the nurse?
“I know I may need glasses for a while after this surgery.”
“My eye should be completely healed after about 8 weeks.”
“I know it’s normal for my eyes to feel irritated or itchy after surgery, so I will use my Visine® eyedrops as needed.”
“I will call the office if I start to see ‘light flashes’ or ‘floaters’ in front of my eyes.”
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