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eye problems after cataract surgery

A male asked:
Dr. Peter Zloty
37 years experience Ophthalmology
The : The cornea should heal completely in several days. The retinal wrinkles may represent chronic cystoid edema. Possible preretinal membrane. Often an ... Read More
Dr. Ajay Gupta
26 years experience Ophthalmology
The : The use of a hard contact lens should compensate for any corneal irregularity. Therefore, your decreased vision may be due to macular edema (retinal ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Uncommon: Macular edema and corneal abrasion are uncommon after cataract surgery and require additional therapy. See your eye surgeon.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Discuss: Discuss with your ophthalmologist , but restrictions are minimal, within a few days.
Dr. Douglas Liva
40 years experience Ophthalmology
TypicallyImmediately: After uncomplicated cataract surgery and after the next day postoperative exam it is ok to fly. Usually the only eye surgeries where flying is contrai ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Fly after CS: Most patients can fly right after cataract surgery (in an emergency); otherwise your eyeMD would want to see you 1day after & confirm you are ok t ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bello
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Healing after cat Sg: Typically 2 to 3 weeks surgery in the other eye can be done as early as 3 days after the first one. There has been recent efforts to consider, bilat ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
1-4 weeks: I usually proceed with the second eye 1-4 weeks after the first, as long as the eye is healing well and the patient is happy!
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
2nd eye surgery: Most patients are healed and doing well quickly so they can have there second eye done within1-2 weeks of their first eye.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Get a second opinion: If you are not getting answers from your surgeon, obtain a second opinion from another cataract surgeon. Good luck.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Rhodes
18 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Patients commonly describe their eyes as feeling tired for the first few weeks after cataract surgery. This can be due to increased dryness in the po ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Generally not: Most cataract surgery is done without stitches in a manner that increased internal pressure in the eye, such as that caused by coughing and vomiting, ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Remington
24 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Typically eye drops are used for anywhere from a few days to a few weeks after cataract surgery. It would be highly unusual to require drops longer th ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Follow instructions: Your surgeon will give you detailed instructions, and usually they are given in writing too. You want to keep your hands away from your eyes, and take ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Not likely: But why not ask your surgeon this question?

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