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motion sickness after cataract surgery

A male asked:
Dr. Dawnielle Kerner
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Tearing is normal: Cataract surgery can make dry eye worse, as can Grave's disease. The drier colder air of winter can also worsen dry eye. It would not be unusual for y ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Bleeding/pop stitch: But extremely low risk, since incision is so small and rarely needs stitches.
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Pressure: It can increase the pressure in and around t he eye. With todays techniques and self sealing wounds it is not a concern with my patients and catarac ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
After surgery: Bowel movements should not be a problem after surgery. You do need to avoid heavy lifting and strenuous activity though to avoid causing issues with ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Dieck
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: True photopsia (flashes) after cataract surgery should be evaluated to make sure not retinal tear or detachment is taking place. Far more common is a ... Read More
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Generally yes: The so called photopsias that people discover postoperatively generally fade with time. Usually there is adaptation to the light flickers. Unusually, ... Read More
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Flickers, flashes CS: Flickers/Floaters after a non-complicated CS procedure can occur. Check with your eyeMD to be sure no vitreous was lost during procedure. If flashing ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Yang
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: But this is unavoidable. Using a jelly filled donut as an example, the cataract would be the jelly and the capsule is the rest of the donut. During ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Yes: Yes. As long as the patient is otherwise a good laser candidate, a patient may have laser vision correction after cataract surgery.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kurt Andreason
22 years experience LASIK Surgery
Wrong lens: Yes, but it depends how wrong it is... It is a difficult surgery, and more things can go wrong. If you just need a little glasses to correct the dif ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Cataract Surgery: Cataract surgery has advanced tremendously in the last few decades. Years ago artificial intraocular implants (iol) had not been invented ; patients w ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Not sure: I am not sure what you are talking about but the risk of visual decrease after cataract surgery is about 1 out of 10, 000.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: It really depends on your surgeon and the surgical technique. I use no stitches and usually advise my patients that they cannot go swimming for two w ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Usually: Astigmatism or irregular corneal surface. If a retro bulbar infection for anesthesia is done this may cause some short term diplopia.

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