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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; [email protected] ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My uncorrected distance vision is 20/200; corrected is 20/20. Will my uncorrected vision improve after aspheric monofocal IOL post cataract surgery?
Ask your surgeon: It is always helpful to have your dry eye treated beforehand to make sure that is not the reason for your decreased vision. I'm not sure exactly what your corneal problem is exactly, but thankfully cataract surgery is pretty safe these days. It's always best to talk to your surgeon though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anti-inflammatory: The best medication for acute corneal edema after cataract surgery will be with topical steroids. This class of medications decreases inflammation and helps the cornea recover after surgery. Other non steroidal anti inflammatories can also be used. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Trade-Off: Monovision is the correction of one eye for distance vision, the other for near. Although it allows some people to avoid glasses or contact lenses, it is a trade-off, since the difference between the eyes may disrupt depth perception or cause blurring due to ocular competition. It is wise to try this using contact lenses (reversible) before consenting to a surgical correction (irreversible). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How does taking anti-inflammatory steroid medication affect the outcome of vision correction surgery?
Well usually, : Anti inflammatory drops are used to slow or suppress the scarring (bad form of healing) reaction that can occur after refractive surgery. It can also alleviate discomfort. There are a wide variety of very effective steroid and non steroidal agents that can be used after refractive surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cloudy after CS: Blurry vision, discomfort, pressure sensations around eye after surgery are common. Can be due to resolving inflammation, corneal swelling/edema, drying out of tear film layer, pressure fluctuations in eye. These symptoms should resolve. Muro 128 drops & ointment help if due to corneal swelling: OTC; use post op drops (steroid & antibiotic); cold ice packs; ask MD if have edema: Muro helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For cataract surgery: When we perform cataract surgery we remove the lens of the eye. In order for the patient to see the lens needs to be replaced. This lens implant is permanent and should not need to be replaced in the future. The implant lens can be removed if necessary however removal of the implant lens may be difficult. It is not usually done unless the patient is having significant difficulty. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
epiretinal membrane with cataract removed. Will surgery help? Wondering if lens from cataract surgery would be replaced? Dr says maybe surgery.
Same surgery: There are always risks of complications with any surgery; this should be fully discussed and understood prior to proceding, especially non-urgent or elective cases. Although there may be some reasons to consider removing a lens not causing visual symptoms (clear lens extraction), i would be very wary of doing so at such a young age, as you will lose the ability to accomodate. Lasik/prk, glasses. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
82 year old-jetrea treatment early jan. 2014. Since eyestrain, eyelid heaviness and tired. Dr keeps postponing cataract surgery. Others recommend. ?
When to do cataracts: If no macular issues & If best vision is worse than 20/40 or glare is significantly affecting VA, most surgeons prefer to do surgery soon but depends on pt's sx, pt's risk factors, pt's preferences; also, though no guarantees with any surgery, many patients are less dependent on glasses & even glasses free after surgery which helps many decide for surgery soon. More info:eyedoc2020.blogspot.com ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Vitrectomy macular pucker Surgeon said 90% chance all mp removed,75% chance 20/20 vision or close, 25% chance better vision. 2% chance none. Right?
Optimistic: it all depends on the starting vision before pucker surgery. I generally quote patients a 2 out of 3 chance of improving 2 or more lines on the eye chart, and a 1 in 3 chance of minimal improvement, though stabilization (no more worsening). Of course there are rare cases of poorer vision following surgery as well. Regarding distortion, it is almost always improved, but rarely completely gone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: Sometimes laser vision correction is offered after cataract surgery in order to decrease dependence on glasses, but it is not required. There is another type of laser that is sometimes needed to improve vision in about 10% of cataract patients called yag capsulotomy. Speak to your cataract surgeon to clarify. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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