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What can be done for cataract surgery gone wrong

A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Modern techniques for cataract treatment are terrific and pain free. You will be gently treated, not be aware of the anti-pain premedication given to ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Dieck
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Sometimes: Until a couple of years ago all cataract surgery was performed manually. In fact most still are. The femtosecond laser is a relatively new device that ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: With the right selection of patient to receive this lens and the proper expectations of the type of vision to be expected, this has been a helpful add ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: If you have a history of heart disease with no recent ekg, then it might be a good idea. But cataract surgery is gentle and non-stressful. The old ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Anything wrong?: First, make sure the pain is normal and nothing is wrong - check with your surgeon. In our experience, cool compresses, acetominophen and rest are th ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Long hair: Works as a good coverup, styling.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Gillespie
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye exams are needed: Blurry vision eval starts with an eye exam and dilation. Glasses, contacts, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal conditions, etc can be diagnosed and or treat ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Sclerotherapy: You might be a candidate for sclerotherapy. It's a procedure where the physician injects a salt based solution directly into the veins. This will ca ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Doan
19 years experience Ophthalmology
Cataract : Cataract surgery is a safe procedure. After you have your cataract removed, you will be able to see afterwards. Your eye works a lot like a camera. L ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Liva
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually once: A vitrectomy removes the vitreous gel in the eye and replaces it with saline. Once it is removed it does not reform. Therefore a vitrectomy would ty ... 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Walk: And move around. Use heat on the back. Do not sit or lay around too much as muscle tightness ; spasms will set in.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
46 years experience Dermatology
YES: There are always lots of options. Check back with the plastic surgeon who did the procedure. If you are not satisfied, check with other respected pla ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
GET EXAMINED!: A new or worse floater could indicate a serious retinal condition like a retinal tear or retinal detachment. As to what can be done for floaters, it d ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
This : This is a question you need to pose to your ophthalmologist since he will be doing the surgery. He should discuss your options and answer your questi ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal: The odor of your bowel movements may change when the transit time of food changes, and that is normal. Dietary changes also can have a big effect - Hi ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Conjunctivitis: I am presuming you mean conjunctivitis. Well, it depends on the cause. Bacteria causing this can be treated with either an antibiotic drop or ointme ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hadfield
12 years experience Podiatry
Depends on the prob: If you had an ingrown toenail removed it could be growing back, causing pain. If it was foot surgery unrelated to your toenail then it could be from ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
,double vision: Can be corrected surgically if there is a significant eye muscle imbalance. With a small amount of deviation or imbalance it is best to correct it wit ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Conjunctivitis: 'pink eye' is the popular term for conjunctivitis, which in adults is mostly due to virus. It is a mucus membrane virus similar to that of the common ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Needs evalaution: It needs an ophthalmologist evalaution for diagnosis and treatment. It could be many reasons.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
29 years experience Ophthalmology
It depends: It could be a simple as needing glasses or more serious. Please get an eye exam and have a great day!
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Blindness: If an eye can not perceive light, then there is usually nothing that can be done to help. If the eye can see light or movement, then there may be som ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Femoral epiphysis: Post-op the joint will be examined frequently to make sure epiphysis has united with the rest of femur. If it doesn't & dies (from lack of blood suppl ... Read More

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