After recovery from vitrectomy for macular pucker and subsequent cataract surgery will a patient be able to wear contact lenses?
Contacts after CS. Depending on the type of cataract surgery performed (sutures used or not), the vast majority of patients can use contact lenses after surgery (usually after 1-3months) if needed still after surgery: our goal in most patients is to help them be glasses/contact lenses free. More information at eyedoc2020.blogspot.com.
Check with provider. you need to check with provider each person is different but there is risk with contacts and you have significant risk so be cautious and check with provider.
Yes. If the cornea is of normal curvature and health and the tear is sufficient to support a lens, then a contact can be worn. The vitrectomy will not affect the front of the eye unless the need for the vitrectomy included pathology of the front of the eye. Ask your ophthalmologist about your corneal health. Read more...
After vitrectomy for macular pucker, how does the patient function in daily living activities during the recovery process.?
Post surgery. You should receive specific instructions from your doctor and follow them very closely. Report to your doctor asap. Read more...