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Epiretinal membrane in 1 eye & cataracts in both. Are there any tests to determine which condition is likely causing glare & hazy vision when driving?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology
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In brief: ERM & Cataracts

Epiretinal membranes (ERM) can affect central vision.
A PAM (Potential Acuity Meter) can determine if it is just the cataract affecting general vision or the ERM. If ERM small, might still have 20/20 with PAM. Brightness acuity test (BAT): generally tells us how bad the cataract is. OCT (optical coherence tomography) tells us how significant ERM is. Frustration is in fact: still no guarantee which

In brief: ERM & Cataracts

Epiretinal membranes (ERM) can affect central vision.
A PAM (Potential Acuity Meter) can determine if it is just the cataract affecting general vision or the ERM. If ERM small, might still have 20/20 with PAM. Brightness acuity test (BAT): generally tells us how bad the cataract is. OCT (optical coherence tomography) tells us how significant ERM is. Frustration is in fact: still no guarantee which
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Dr. Khalid Khan
Ophthalmology

In brief: Cataract

Cataract is the most common cause of glare and smokey vision.
See an ophthalmologist.

In brief: Cataract

Cataract is the most common cause of glare and smokey vision.
See an ophthalmologist.
Dr. Khalid Khan
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