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After Cataract Surgery Are You More Prone To Pink Eye
No: Drops will be placed in your eye so you can't feel any surface eye activity. A small device called an eyelid speculum will then be placed to prop your eyelids open, so you cannot close the eye even if you try. The surgery will then be perfomed quickly, first one eye, then the other. You should not feel any discomfort. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) (Definition)
"Pink eye" refers to a viral infection of the conjunctiva. These infections are especially contagious among children. Newborns can be infected by bacteria in the birth canal. This condition is called ophthalmia neonatorum, and it must be treated immediately to preserve eyesight. "Pink eye" refers to a viral infection of the conjunctiva. These infections are especially contagious among children. Newborns can be infected by bacteria in the birth canal. This condition is called ophthalmia neonatorum, and it must be treated immediately to preserve eyesight. ...Read more
My sight went from 20/20 to much worse after up eyelid surgery, and lids are lumpy. Will good sight return? Are cataracts inevitable/ how to prevent?
Talk to your surgeon: Your vision should not change with upper eyelid surgery. Some lumpiness immediately after surgery is normal, and should resolve with time, but any vision changes should be discussed with the surgeon asap. If your are using eye lubricants after surgery however, they can cause blurry vision. Cataracts are a separate problem entirely, discuss with your eye md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After having lasik eye surgery is it common to still or to get blurry eyes not as bad as they were before but still bad to affect your vision?
After dilation, eyes very blurred, but can see okay with glasses, when not dilated. Indicates cataract surgery? Is cataracts reversible?
No: Everyone's vision becomes blurred with dilation for examination. Cataracts are an clouding of the eye lens that can occur naturally with aging. They are not reversible. However, surgery to remove and insert an artificial lens is indicated only when vision loss affects your activities of daily living, e.g. driving, watching TV, reading the newspaper. The surgery is brief and almost painless. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: Possible, but most likely not, infections are rare. You need to see your eye doctor immediately. If it is an infection a delay in treatment of just a few hours can make the difference between seeing perfectly vs being blind the rest of your life. Other possible causes of redness could be uveitis, allergy to drops, dryness, corneal abrasion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The vast majority: Since cataract development causes reduced vision, the condition itself requires adaptation. The procedure restores vision and therefore adaptation to "normal" is usually effortless! with today's cataract surgery vision is often better almost immediately after the procedure! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have cataracts and corneal scarring 10 years after laser surgery. What to do if difficult to remove cataracts?
Unlikely: But need more info. What kind of surgery, how many "colds", and lots of other data. This is impossible to answer since know nothing of your medical history. ...Read more
Ask your surgeon: Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed operation and is very successful. There are only a few restrictions during the healing period, such as use of medicated eye drops, keeping the eye free from dirt or water, and avoiding heavy exercise. Depending on your surgeon and type of operation, there may be other restrictions, but they will discuss this with you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: If you compare uv protecting glasses vs. Contacts, there is likely a small decrease risk with glasses since they shield the eyelids as well as the eyeball. There is otherwise no proven difference in the rate of cancer development with the wearing of glasses over contacts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have severe dry eyes (daily restasis + eye drops). Want to wear contacts more often but right eye hurts after 2 hrs. What are my options?
What are the chances my body will reject a corneal transplant? Due to my eye scarring some years ago after an infection, i need to have corneal transplant surgery. While i'm prepared to for the surgery and recovery time, i'd like to know more about the po
Low risk: Unless the cornea is highly vascularized, i would not worry about it. Follow your doctors med schedule religiously, and call right away for any rejection symptoms and most rejections can be reversed. A rejected cornea can be replaced if it can't be reversed. More concerning to me is the risk of trauma to the graft. Such injuries can be devastating so consider glasses for protection at all times. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How many patients do you find come to you with late retinal redetachment occurring 1 or more years after initially successful RD repair?
A New Retinal Tear: This is not a common occurrence. Most successful rhegmatogenous retinal detachment repairs stay attached. Re-detachment would be more common after repair of a diabetic traction detachment, or repair of a detachment with proliferative vitreoretinopathy. Almost always, a retina that redetaches has a new retinal tear. Best wishes. ...Read more
Vitrectomy Surgery: Vitrectomy surgery is the most common treatment for macular holes and provides the best chance for regaining lost vision and helping with visual distortion. The procedure involves removing the vitreous gel, peeling membranes off the retina and adding a temporary gas bubble. Cataract, retinal detachment, and lack of closure are possible complications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can lasik make cataract surgery hard later in life? What info should I keep around in case I do need future cataract surgery?
Are there colored eye implants available that will correct astigmatism and nearsightedness? I'm thinking about eye implants so that i won't have to wear contacts any longer. I'd also like to change my dull brown eye color to green. Is such a procedure pos
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