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flickering eye after cateract operation

A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ly Nguyen
Dr. Ly Nguyen answered
15 years experience LASIK Surgery
Yes: I highly recommend that you follow up with your cataract surgeon. You can develop clouding behind the lens called posterior capsular opacity or have s ... Read More
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Rebound iritis: Sensitivity to light after cataract surgery is not uncommon: can be rebound inflammation (iritis), or extra light into eye. If no surgical complicatio ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Be patient: Cataract surgery is optional. Unless she is having trouble with her activities, it can wait. If she is having difficulty with seeing to do things, t ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Fear of surgery: Any surgery, especially eye surgery, can be a scary. Understanding why a patient does not want to have a needed surgery helps: does pt understand fact ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Amblyopia: With out some sort of visual rehab when you were younger the potential for vision in that eye is limited.
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Amblyopia: Amblyopia, or lazy eye, occurs when an eye does not have visual input to the brain for the connection to develop. If you were told you have severe amb ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Seek help: If you eye is truly that swollen you need to seek help immediately. You only have two eyes and your vision is critical to living. While it could be s ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: Sometimes laser vision correction is offered after cataract surgery in order to decrease dependence on glasses, but it is not required. There is anot ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
No , don't worry: Takes time o adapt to light previously blocked by cataract , tell him to wear dark glasses , speak to the surgeon in next follow up visit.
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Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes very serious: You may have TIA ( transient ischemic attacks) a warning sign for impending stroke , you have to see your doctor immediately , or better go to er ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Hector
9 years experience Ophthalmology
Reflex tears: This is a common question dry eye stimulates reflex tearing dry eye after surgery is common i would stop the ketotifen, that is useful for allergie ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
HTN cataract: cataract sx is an avascular technique low risk sx however - important to have BP adequately controlled prior to any procedure.
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
May advance: Delaying the removal of a confirmed cataract simply means you go a longer time with impaired vision. Later stage cataracts are also a bit more tricky ... Read More

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