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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Cataracts: Please consult your eye doctor. There are drops that some people find helpful but only use them w/doc’s advice. The surgery is a nuisance but many p ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not really: Cataract is a clouding of the lens, so drops cannot clear this. Discuss reasonable risks and benefits from surgical treatment, and newer techniques to ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Constad
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on drops: Most over the counter drops should be fine to use. Even prescription eye drops will not generally affect cataract development, with the exception of s ... Read More
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Depending on your symptoms, you may use artificial tears for dry eye irritation, antihistamine eye drops for itchiness, and if more serious than this, ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: All over the counter eye drops should not be a problem and safe.
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Inflamation: Sounds like you had inflammation of the eye, the FML (fluorometholone) drops are steroids to calm the inflammation. Sounds like you needed a bit long ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Not worth it: There has been research in this area, but no great treatment has been found. The only eye drop that could accomplish this needs to be started very ear ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: Cataracts are opacities (cloudy spots or spots that block light from passing through) in the lens. The lens is originally clear, and changes its shape ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matheson Harris
16 years experience Ophthalmology
None: No eye drop has been shown to improve cataracts, despite a few that advertise as much.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Dornic
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Cataract care: You should be given instructions by your surgeon. In most cases eye drops are prescribed and patients will be asked to protect the eye with a shield ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
None are effective: Cataracts are opacities (cloudy spots or spots that block light from passing through) in the lens. The lens is originally clear, and changes its shape ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
6 weeks.: There's different types of drops. Most are more or less, water. 2 weeks is probably plenty for the risk of the surgical wound being open and increased ... Read More
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