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Can anterior vitreous detachment occur before pvd? Does it reduce the retinal risks assoc with cataract surgery? Symptoms other than floaters?

Can anterior vitreous detachment occur before pvd? Does it reduce the retinal risks assoc with cataract surgery? Symptoms other than floaters?

Vitreous detachment: May occur at the level of the anterior retina adjacent to an area called the ora serrata. The vitreous may delaminate from the retina at any location, meaning either posterior or anterior at anytime either from trauma or idiopathic. If the vitreous is already detached from the retina, then the risks of a retinal detachment is theoretically reduced. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Cataracts (Definition)

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


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I am two weeks post cataract surgery. Vision good. Today had lengthy episode of floaters including cloudy floaters and vision not as precise. Normal?

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

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Cataract surgery 7 months ago left HUGE floaters. YAG performed twice, past 3 months. Dr today suggesting a third YAG. Other options?

Cataract surgery 7 months ago left HUGE floaters. YAG performed twice, past 3 months. Dr today suggesting a third YAG. Other options?

Second opinion with: Cataract specialist, board certified, good doctor reviews, but if your dr. Is good probably what is needed but you want the best surgeon usually found with one who just does these types or most often, get better with practice ...Read more

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Cataract surgery 8/3/2016 and my pupil is still a pinpoint. Indoors I see floaters and cloudiness or complete shadow. How long until this resolves?

Cataract surgery 8/3/2016 and my pupil is still a pinpoint. Indoors I see floaters and cloudiness or complete shadow. How long until this resolves?

Call eye doctor now: Uncomplicated cataract surgery is not associated with these symptoms. Call your eye doctor right now. If you can't get hold of him, rush to the ER. This is vital for your eyesight. ...Read more

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Post cataract surgery developed floaters. Eyes check good no issues. One floater is very annoying in vision line. Do floaters go away in time?

Post cataract surgery developed floaters. Eyes check good no issues. One floater is very annoying in vision line. Do floaters go away in time?

Floaters dimish: With time but they may not completely go away. With better vision after cataract surgery you might have noticed the floater that's always been there. Your brain will try to adjust. Be well. ...Read more

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

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

See your ophthalmolo: This could be signs of a serious problem. I would see your ophthalmologist asap. ...Read more

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Are flashing lights cataract symptoms?

Are flashing lights cataract symptoms?

Not usually: Cataracts cause halos/glare especially when driving at night, blurry vision, loss of contrast sensitivity (decreased contrast between objects & background) & decreased vision: even on; these symptoms worse with time. Flashing lights usually due to vitreous changes, retinal traction, hole, detachment, or brain blood flow issues/migraines; More info: eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com ...Read more

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What symptoms when you have a cataract?

Symptoms Are...: Blurred and distorted vision
light sensitivity
double vision in one eye
poor night vision
colors are less vivid
glare and halos around bright lights. ...Read more

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What are visible symptoms of cataracts?

What are visible symptoms of cataracts?

Blurred vision: Reduced vision, sensitivity to light, glare, halos around lights, decreased contrast sensitivity, altered color perception. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cataract early on?

What are the symptoms of cataract early on?

Blur: The most common symptoms of early cataracts are blurred vision, glare and sensitivity to light. If you are having any of these symptoms, see your eye doctor to determine whether cataracts are the cause. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of congenital cataracts?

Various: Cataract is a generic term for any opacity in the structure of the natural lens. You can be born with anything from trivial opacities to profound deposits. The minor ones frquently do not need anything done and cause no symptoms. The major ones can block vision, cause an eye to turn in or out, and can cause permanent loss of vision. Your pediatric ophthalmologist is an expert at these. ...Read more

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Please explain the main symptoms to detect cataract in eyes.

Cataract: Cataracts may cause glare or haloes while night driving, trouble reading even with glasses, or difficulty seeing in bright sunshine. Each person may experience a cataract differently. ...Read more

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How can cataract occurs in thin retina and what are its symptoms?

How can cataract occurs in thin retina and what are its symptoms?

Cataracts: Cataracts are independent of the retina. They can cause decrease in vision, causing halos &glare; blindness when advanced (cataracts are #1 cause of blindness in world still) More info: eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com ...Read more

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Diagnosed with cataracts and glaucoma. Since glaucoma and diabetes have similar symptoms, should I be checked for diabetes as a precaution?

Diagnosed with cataracts and glaucoma. Since glaucoma and diabetes have similar symptoms, should I be checked for diabetes as a precaution?

Doesn't hurt: Most people with glaucoma do not actually have any symptoms, and the link between diabetes and glaucoma is confusing (linked in some studies and not in others). However diabetes is very common and you are over age 40, so a reasonable thing to check just for general health - see your primary doc for advice on this. ...Read more

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My sister is 41yo. In 2yrs her myopia get worse from-2, 50to-4, 50.Now she has problem with contrast (shops, night).Are these symptoms of cataract or rp?

My sister is 41yo. In 2yrs her myopia get worse from-2, 50to-4, 50.Now she has problem with contrast (shops, night).Are these symptoms of cataract or rp?

Possible cataract: Rp_ does not change refraction. With increasing myopia at an age when this is usually stable suspect cataract or also some corneal diseases. She should be checked out by her ophthalmologist (not I hope an optometrist). ...Read more

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What are symptoms of cataracts of the eye?

What are symptoms of cataracts of the eye?

Cloudy vision: Progression is usually slow, over months or even years. Increasing cloudiness, decreased sharpness of vision and glare are typical. ...Read more

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Dr. Keshav Narain
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Floaters (Definition)

Floater = 0ptical debris in vitreous body or lens that appears as a spot ...Read more


Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Eye Floaters (Definition)

Are spots you notice visually that may vary in shape & are ...Read more