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Cataract Surgery Complications Blurred Vision
I am 26 year old. I undergone steroid induced cataract surgery & uveitis on both eyes but under control. Now blurred vision what may be problem now?
Occurs whent here is a clouding (or change in protein composition) of the normally clear lens (which is located behind the pupil and iris) inside the eye. Cataracts are most commonly due to aging, but can be congenital (born with it), due to trauma or uveitis (eye inflammation). Can be worsened by long-term topical steroid ...Read more
I have developed a relevant increase in myopia and a blurred vision due to light sensitivity 3 days after cataract surgery. What can be the reasons?
I have blurred vision and pain upon movement of the eye, had cataract surgery in late sept and been having problems ever since, I was attacked by my step daughter (punched 14 times in the eyes) could this be part of the trouble now????????
Trauma certainly can: If you haven't so far you need to have your eyes examined for evidence that trauma has left you with some significant issues. You may have had some internal bleeding (in the eye), be developing a pressure problem, etc. All this may end up causing permanent visual impairment if not treated. ...Read more
3 weeks out cataract surgery. First, blurry vision, droopy eyelid, & now torn retina. Can it all be repaired? What does it involve?
Yes: Surgery can repair the droopy eyelid as well as the torn retina. It depends on what is causing the droopy eyelid to determine what treatment works the best. Also, depends on how much of the retina is detached to determine what treatment works the best and what the vision prognosis is. Your ophthalmologist will be able to help you. Good luck! ...Read more
It depends: Depending on the surgeon, type of cataract operation, and condition of the eye at the time of surgery, complications that can result in decreased vision typically occur in less than 1 in 1000 procedures. Although some non-vision threatening conditions may occur more commonly, they will not affect the results. Surgeon experience and technique is key, though. ...Read more
CS Complications: Post Cataract Surgery Issues/Complications: need for glasses still, need YAG laser: PCO, dry eye sx/worsening, eyelid droop, recurrent uveitis, eye bleeding, needing another surgery/laser (for multiple reasons: refractive surprise, swelling of macula CME, IOL dislocation, failing cornea), rare: infection, retinal hole, detachment, loss of vision, loss of eye, loss of life; eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com ...Read more
Post Cat Surgery: VA: Common Post Cataract Surgery Issues: need for glasses still for residual astigmatism/refractive error; need YAG laser due to PCO (Posterior Capsular Opacification: happens in 10-25% of patients): YAG laser helps decrease glare/streaks of light patients notice from PCO; more info at: eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com ...Read more
I had cataract surgery and corneal transplant (dsek). The corneal slipped and a "refloat" was done. It had "scratched" from stretching the cornea and vision was blurred. How many corneal transplants can be performed on the same eye with positive results?
Loss of near vision: Cataract surgery (CS) has benefits & risks (rare but possible: loss of best vision, infection, loss of eye, etc). When CS benefits (improved vision from advanced cataract excision) outweigh risks, surgery is indicated. New generation premium lenses allow for better near, intermediate, reading VA. If monofocal lens placed, you will need reading glasses or Lens exchange. See eyeyedoc2020.blogspot. Com ...Read more
Vision & Catarac: Vision usually decreases with cataract formation; Depending on pre-operative risk factors (ie, hypertension, diabetes, pseudoexfoliation, trauma, etc) the vast majority of patients achieve 20/20 vision after cataract surgery (low risk factor patients). Most patients say colors are brighter after VA much better. More info at: eyedoc2020 blogspot com ...Read more
Swelling: This can last days or weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
Double vision: Double vision after cataract surgery can be due to: imbalance of refraction (glasses rx) or eye muscles between eyes; uncovering of misalignment of eyes from youth/birth; if injection used before surgery, can rarely be from eye muscle damage. New eye glasses Rx helps in most cases depending on cause & severity. Majority resolve in >1mo. See eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com ...Read more
If cataract surgery is necessary is epiretinal membrane removed even if vision is not significantly affected by it.
Not usually: Epiretinal membranes (erm) are surgical removed what the patients is affected b them. ...Read more
Vision issues for4yrs;had b/l cataract surgery-no relief-finally diagnosed w/ vertical diplopia. Dr ordered MRI w/o contrast due to44GFR. Need contrast?
Perhaps: If you have no other symptoms or signs, and the MRI without contrast is normal, this is probably due to a 4th cranial nerve problem (atherosclerosis/hypertension) or decompensation of an old strabismus. If it can be treated with prisms in your glasses, you can just follow it. If you are really unhappy, then get Peds Ophthalmology consult. ...Read more
Vision & Cataract: Vision usually decreases with cataract formation; Depending on pre-operative risk factors (ie, hypertension, diabetes, pseudoexfoliation, trauma, etc) the vast majority of patients achieve 20/20 vision after cataract surgery (low risk factor patients). Most patients say colors are brighter after surgery & VA much better. More info at: eyedoc2020 blogspot com ...Read more
Cataract surgery 7 yrs ago. Some kind of dark object is blocking right eye, it moves around within right eye only and cutting my vision.
Blurry vision: After cataract surgery may be caused by a clouding of the lens capsule which is left in place during your surgery. It may also be due to an opacity that can develop in the vitreous or some type of retinal problem. You should be evaluated by your ophthalmologist to determine the cause of your symptoms and if there is anything that can be done to help them. ...Read more
Post cataract surgery developed floaters. Eyes check good no issues. One floater is very annoying in vision line. Do floaters go away in time?
How long will it take to recover from cataract surgery? I'm afraid of suffering from vision loss after cataract surgery. How long will it take until I can see clearly again? Will my vision always be a little blurry or will I have to wear glasses after the
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 more
5 years after cataract surgery. Shld I do something? Anything to worry abt? It's been 2 yrs since my last checkup. Not much changes with vision.
Will intense computer work in the days after cataract surgery negatively impact my final vision? I feel I have lost slight distance acuity from this.
No effect: Computer use does not harm the eyes nor does it change eye power. It is fatiguing and drying but these are momentary and no permanent changes. ...Read more
I am two weeks post cataract surgery. Vision good. Today had lengthy episode of floaters including cloudy floaters and vision not as precise. Normal?
Floaters after CS: Floaters after a non-complicated CS procedure can occur. Check with your eyeMD to be sure no vitreous was lost during procedure. If flashing or a significant numbers of floaters or a curtain coming down over your vision occurs, call your eyeMD ASAP to be sure there is no new retinal hole or detachment. ...Read more
Can I train my non-dominant eye for distance? Cataract surgery in dominant right eye shot for 20-20, instead left me with great close vision.
After having cataract surgery, I now have a large "floater" which came from the back of my eye. It is blocking part of my vision. What can be done?
Call: Call the physician who performed the cataract procedure immediately! ...Read more
Deteriorating vision w panuveitis & cataract in right eye.19, studying & am finding it tough to cope. Can cataract surgery only be done once? W orzudex?
Can be done more: Than once, but in an eye that is already internally inflamed, even doing one cataract surgery has it's risks, as well as post-op cataract recovery time. Must reduce stress levels, and also have a full work up done by your internist to look at other causes of system inflammation and rule that out too. Want the eye as quiet as possible. ...Read more
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