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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Cataract: 48 M from VT asks: Is there any danger in me not having my lens replaced, it has a cataract. ? ANS: Yes you may be blinded at night by car lights and ... Read More

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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Usually: Lenses are rarely put in the wrong place after cataract surgery, even when it is complicated and there are problems. Lenses get out of place when the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: With the right selection of patient to receive this lens and the proper expectations of the type of vision to be expected, this has been a helpful add ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience in Ophthalmology
No change: Once you are healed up after surgery, your eye should feel normal. With the accommodative lenses, there can be some minor feeling of eye strain as the ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
For cataract surgery: When we perform cataract surgery we remove the lens of the eye. In order for the patient to see the lens needs to be replaced. This lens implant is p ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Berestka
30 years experience in LASIK Surgery
I'm afraid not.: Neither of these surgeries will work, but there is a type of strabismus surgery that will often help. You need to seek a strabismus specialist.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
No : Patients that fail contact lens trial are then candidates for a synthetic iris and intraocular lens in cases of traumatic aniridia. In cases of conge ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Flug
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Yes: Although the majority of patients who have cataracts have them in both eyes, there are plenty of people who have a unilateral (in one eye only) catara ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Once the eye has healed after repair generally contact lenses can be worn. Often, if a scleral buckle was used which encircles the eyeball this can i ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Not a total cure: When a lens is no longer clear, it can be replaced by a lens implant, so it is a cure for a cataract. A natural lens can change its power to focus on ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: Anybody who offers you "eye exercises" to correct a refractive error is offering you a foolish, antique rip-off time-waster. People want to believe th ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
For cataract surgery: When we perform cataract surgery we remove the lens of the eye. In order for the patient to see the lens needs to be replaced. The replacement lens is ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not needed: A cataract is an opacity of the substance of the natural lens. Surgical correction is done by removal of this material. A cataract of this sort cann ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience in Ophthalmology
An undesireable way.: Modern cataract surgery corrects vision by the use of a lens implant and if the power is calculated correctly, and the surgery is performed without co ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Pink eye is an infection of the lining of the eye.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
All R Stable: All IOLs are normally stable. We wish accommodative IOLs would move anterior to posterior and then back, but the process of healing cements them in pl ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Very Necessary!: Absolutely. If your mom doesn't get an implant after her surgery, she will be blind without wearing either contact lenses or ultra thick glasses with ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience in Bariatrics
May need laser: May need laser . A retina specialist should be the best person to help you
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Odette
14 years experience in Ophthalmology
Probably not: "allergic reactions" do not occur to either silicone or acrylic intraocular lenses. Very rarely people have issues where the lenses need to be remove ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Lehrer
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
It is possible: Some of the newer toric lens implants have a light yellow tint which is designed to reduce glare. If the other eye has a clear lens implant some pati ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience in Ophthalmology
Complex: Clearly ozordex is recommended for a very complex case. The details are essential and best explored with your ophthalmology team. The retinal doc wi ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: If the cornea is of normal curvature and health and the tear is sufficient to support a lens, then a contact can be worn. The vitrectomy will not aff ... Read More
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