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A 60-year-old female asked:

Three days post cateract surgery. now distance vision is 20/20. is it normal for eye to itch & feel like a hair is in it 3 days post op toric lens ?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Yes: Yes it can be normal for foreign body sensations after cataract surgery. Using cold compresses and cold artificial tears (non preserved is best) for itching can help with allergy issues in addition to the usual warm face washing and gentle warm compress all patients should do to keep face clean morning and night. See your MD if any pain as could also be an eyelash or other foreign body got in eye.

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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