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Do I Have To Be Asleep For My Cataract Surgery
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 cataract surgery before 15 days .But i still can't read well even with +4 reading glasses. Is it normal?
I had a cataract surgery 15 days ago but i still can't read well even with +4 reading glasses. What should I do?
I have down's syndrome and had cataract surgery yesterday.They put me under for it. I have been tired ever since and can't seem to shake it. What should I do?
No: You cannot redo cataract surgery. The cataract is already removed and a new lens has been placed inside the eye. However, if you are having unexpected symptoms, it may be possible to address them. Some treatment options may require further surgery, but others may just require medical treatment. See your eye surgeon or seek another eye md for a second opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not really: The only alternative to cataract surgery is to not remove the cataract. If you choose not to remove the cataract, the vision will slowly deteriorate. You may be able to change your glasses prescription and see better for a time period, but the cataracts will progress and the vision continually deteriorate. You will need surgery if you live long enough and want to continue to see. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Decreased vision!: Cataract surgery has solved the problem of lost vision due to the natural lens clouding ("a cataract"). Surgery is indicated and solves the problem with loosing ones ability to perform activities of daily living. Surgery removes the cloudy natural lens and replaces it with a clear artificial lens. Restoring vision. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will my vision improve immediately after having cataract surgery? I need cataract surgery, but i'm worried that i won't be able to see after the surgery. I'll need to return to work as soon as possible after the procedure. How long will it take for my vis
Vision improves fast: Cataract surgery is a quick and easy procedure from which you can recover. Most people begin to see better within a day of the procedure, but this depends on the degree of cataract as well as the type of cataract surgery you have. Depending on your work, you may be able to resume normal activities almost immediately. Speak with your eye surgeon about your particular situation. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers