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refraction after cataract surgery

A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Lehrer
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually not: Most of the time patients have very little discomfort after surgery. Sometimes there is occasional sensation like an eyelash in the eye.
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A 66-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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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. T Jeff Russell
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Improved vision: The goal of cataract surgery is to remove your cloudy lens and replace it with a clear intraocular lens. Your vision should improve. You might still ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dieck
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Better Vision:): The first few days after surgery may be somewhat blurred, however, some patient see better immediately. Best vision may require a spectacle rx, depen ... Read More
A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Complex: This depends on what goals you have with your surgery. Your ophthalmologist should discuss the options, benefits and limitations of the available len ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Little to none: With modern cataract surgery, most patients are comfortable after surgery. Most discomfort can be managed with over the counter pain meds like tyleno ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
Mine is great!: See a trusted opthomologist.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Typically yes. However, if you were given the lens called crystalens to replace the cataract, then some surgeons would not want you to read without us ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: If depends on the surgical and anesthetic methods used, whether your eye has any pre-existing conditions, and whether there were any complications. Yo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Arcs of light after cataract surgery can be related to the lens implant or the vitreous gel of the eye. Please see your eye surgeon for a proper diag ... Read More

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