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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Generally not: Most cataract surgery is done without stitches in a manner that increased internal pressure in the eye, such as that caused by coughing and vomiting, ... Read More

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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 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 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 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 female asked:
Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
See your eyedoc: Seeing better out of an eye with a multifocal lens following YAG might do it. Other causes might be a new PVD, severe pitting of lens, corneal edema f ... Read More
A 39-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.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Robertson
Specializes in Ophthalmology
No, your vision generally doesn't deteriorate after cataract surgery unless other problems arise, such as macular degeneration or glaucoma: In cataract surgery, the eye doctor (ophthalmologist) removes the clouded lens from your eye and replaces it with a clear, artificial lens. This lens ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Rauen
14 years experience Ophthalmology
Maymaybe: Perhaps. Not every lens producing cell is removed at the time of cataract surgery. Occasionaly these can regrow and lead to cloudiness of a layer be ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes initially after transplant surgery your vision may be worse. Depending on the type fo transplant it may take anywhere from 3-12 months to recover.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Chynn
28 years experience LASIK Surgery
Halos after LASIK: If you're worried about halos, you should get lasek not lasik as you avoid light scatter at night at the flap interface, wavefront treatment for hoas, ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
No pain: You should not have any pain during or after cataract surgery. Some irritation or scratchiness can be normal though.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Anesthesia, dilation: In the preop holding area, usually topical drops are administered to dilate the operative eye, and prophylaxis to prevent infection. Once in the oper ... Read More
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A 70-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Glasses: Cataract surgery should clear the cloudiness. If you still have cloudy vision after cataract surgery then you either need glasses or something else i ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Detachment recovery: This may take up to 6 - 8 weeks or longer depending on the extent of the surgery. Your surgeon can be more specific with the answer.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: After you heal completely from your cataract surgery, you can have any other surgery. Be sure to get the clearance from your original cataract surgeon ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Nesburn
25 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Corneal surgery has advanced tremendously in the last few years. The most common injury during cataract surgery is endothelial damage ( damage to the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
2nd eye cataract: After presumably successful cataract surgery on a patient's first eye, he will be given the option of whether he wants the other eye operated on. Mos ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
26 years experience Ophthalmology
See better: After cataract surgery, you will see better in that eye. Depending on how bad the cataract is in the other eye, you may chose to have the other catara ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Lasik: Most patients' vision is significantly better after the first 24 hours but other can take a few weeks to settle in. Talk to your eye surgeon.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Dale
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Sometimes: It depends on the type of cataract and how dense it was. I frequently have patients tell me that colors are brighter and more vivid following surgery ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Halos are common around light for the first 24-48 hours and is due to swelling and dryness of the cornea following surgery. This typically subsides q ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Mayers
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Variable: It depends on how much damage the eye sustained prior to your surgery. If the eye was otherwise in good shape, vision should return within 4 to 8 week ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Remington
23 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Typically eye drops are used for anywhere from a few days to a few weeks after cataract surgery. It would be highly unusual to require drops longer th ... Read More

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