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A 53-year-old female asked:

I had cataract surgery almost 2 month but eye become pink and floters what i can do?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Carlin
Ophthalmology 50 years experience
See your ophthalmolo: This could be signs of a serious problem. I would see your ophthalmologist asap.
Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Floaters: Floaters after cataract surgery need prompt evaluation since they can indicate increased risk of retinal problems. Other issues such as dry eye, intraocular inflammation can cause similar symptoms so you should see your eye surgeon.
Dr. William Dieck
Ophthalmology 38 years experience
See your doctor: New floaters related, or unrelated to surgery require a dilated eye exam by an ophthalmologist to determine if a retinal tear or detachment is taking place; both of which can be sight threatening. Most floaters during the post op period are normal and not a problem, however pathology must be ruled out. Redness may be residual post op inflammation and may require more drops.

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Last updated Jun 23, 2013

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