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Eye Drops That Dissolve Cataracts
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
Yes: Dry eye is the most common cause of eye irritation (can be due to meibomian gland disease/blepharitis or rosacea), - can be chronic if not addressed properly. Use lid hygiene (info: eyedoc2020.blogspot.com) routine, artificial tears (non-preserved tears are best) for relief. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Cataract procedure after 3weeks of eye drops,all ok. But 3days after, redness appeared, he gave fluormesolone for another 3 wks .it was gone exceptNow?
Drops after CE: After Cataract Extraction/surgery, we use steroid drops to decrease inflammation for about 2-6wks, antibiotics to prevent infection x 1wk, NSAID (nonsteroidal) every day for 4-6+wks depending on other risk factors (diabetes, etc) to avoid swelling in macula; after all drops done, usually only drops needed are artificial tears if dry eye sx; pts with glaucoma need drops for life usually. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seven weeks post cataract surgery on right eye. After surgery eye drops now have dry eye and need drops. Is this common and goes away with time?
My husband had cataract surgery recently. His eye drops ended one week ago but he is now having extreme photophobia. Should he be worried about this?
Probably not : All is probably fine but you should check with his surgeon. ...Read more
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