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how many years will catarac surgery be effective

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matheson Harris
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Congenital cataract : Depending on how long ago the surgery was performed, there are many things that can be done. A complete eye exam to determine the state of your eye wo ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pyfer
25 years experience Ophthalmology
No worries: Cataract surgery at age 15 is very unusual. This is often due to trauma, metabolic diseases such as diabetes, or hereditary factors. As long as you ar ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Depends: Treatment depends on the cause. Go see an eye doctor for further evaluation and appropriate treatment.
A female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Chun
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Everybody: Everybody gets cataracts, just like wrinkles on your skin. Just like wrinkles, some people get it earlier than others. There's also a wide spectrum. ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Rauen
14 years experience Ophthalmology
Not sure: With the gap you described, it is hard to imagine the change in skin cokor is related to the cataract surgery. There are other health conditions that ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No, but: The calculations required to predict the correct implant power with cataract surgery is much less precise for an eye that has had refractive surgery.
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Corneal arcus: This is almost certainly your corneal arcus, a layering of grey-white fat in the corneal tissue next to the edge. It is common in older folks, may be ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Cataract surgery: If it's been over a year since your last eye exam get it done soon and ask for advice.
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A male asked:
Dr. Alma Murphy
45 years experience Ophthalmology
Most : Most patients are able to see well enough to drive within 1 day of their cataract surgery. There can be exceptions. For example, a patient with a str ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Secondary cataract: Secondary cataract is a condition where the posterior capsule (the clear membrane behind the lens) becomes cloudy or scarred. Immediately after surge ... Read More

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