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What should I expect after a toric lens implant

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
No problem : Your toric intraocular lens implants contain NO metal and are safe for air travel, metal detectors, X-ray machines, and MRI's. Have fun!

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A male asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Post op cataract: It appears from your question that the surgery was done October 14th (today is 10/17). There are a number of visual symptoms that appear in the first ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Lehrer
32 years experience Ophthalmology
It is possible: Some of the newer toric lens implants have a light yellow tint which is designed to reduce glare. If the other eye has a clear lens implant some pati ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Remington
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Good option: For those with moderate to significant astigmatism, which is a good portion of the population, choosing a toric lens implant for your cataract surgery ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Ne need: If the vision is corrected fully then there is no need for contact lenses or glasses. The whole purpose of the lasik is to replace glasses and contac ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: to correct refractive errors and astigmatism. Consult with your ophthalmologist.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deepak Raja
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Prices vary: Multifocal lenses do cost extra and are not covered by health insurance. They are not mandatory but can be very helpful if you are trying to achieve i ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Alma Murphy
45 years experience Ophthalmology
The : The lens implant that is placed in the eye with cataract surgery should reduce or eliminate the need for optical correction after surgery. While it i ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Nothing: You only need cataract surgery with a lens implant one time. If you are experiencing vision issues, you should see an eye doctor.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Berestka
30 years experience LASIK Surgery
Yes: No problem. Most people don't need lasik after an implant, but it is definitely possible. You need to have a cornea that is suitable (thick enough and ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye surgery: It depends on the form of eye surgery and what is being corrected.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Flaherty
Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry
See your dentist: It's important for the flipper to fit correctly. You don't want it putting any pressure on the newly placed implants. Don't wear the flipper until it ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. LINDA VARGAS
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: The short answer is yes you can, but i wouldn't recommend it. Once you've had an intraocular lens implant implanted it's possible to remove it and "ex ... 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Improvement: This is considered when an intraocular lens was emplaced after cataract surgery and the power determined to be uncomfortably off from what was predic ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Witlin
45 years experience LASIK Surgery
Probably go away: Some patients can get glare and halos at night after lasik surgery. They usually go away within the first 2-3 months, especially if you had a custom l ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alden Leifer
39 years experience Ophthalmology
You : You are absolutely correct. Perhaps he gave you the prescription in case you changed your mind and decided not to have the cataract surgery at this ti ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Soreness: Well, your plastic surgeon will be able to give you a thorough description of what to expect. You'll definitely have some soreness or tight feeling in ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Remington
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Likely lens exchange: Choosing the correct refractive power in the lens implanted in the eye during cataract surgery is vitally important to restoring clear vision. If the ... Read More
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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Edema: There is always some degree of swelling of the tissues after the laser treatment for both prk and lasik. The body recognizes this as abnormal and wil ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Most eye surgeons instruct patients to use an eye shield or glasses after surgery during the day, and to sleep with the eye shield for 1 week to preve ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Sometimes: The majority of lenses inserted after cataract removal are single vision, corrected for distance, and you will need to have eyeglasses to see at near. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
That : That may be the case, but glasses prescription should make this somewhat better if though you have the toric lens implant. Ask your cornea surgeon wh ... Read More

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