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When does the 2nd eye's cataract usually worsen after the initial cataract surgery?
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Dr. William Goldstein
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Varies
Every cataract progresses at different rates.
It can be weeks, months or years.

In brief: Varies
Every cataract progresses at different rates.
It can be weeks, months or years.
Dr. William Goldstein
Dr. William Goldstein
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
In brief: Varies
Some patients need surgery in both eyes upon initial presentation.
Others need the second eye within 6-12 months. Others need it years later.

In brief: Varies
Some patients need surgery in both eyes upon initial presentation.
Others need the second eye within 6-12 months. Others need it years later.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
In brief: Variable
Most often the cataracts are of the same severity.
There is no way to predict how fast the second eye will need surgery, but usually at the same time as the first or shortly there after. Especially once you see the improvement in the first eye.

In brief: Variable
Most often the cataracts are of the same severity.
There is no way to predict how fast the second eye will need surgery, but usually at the same time as the first or shortly there after. Especially once you see the improvement in the first eye.
Dr. Michael Ham
Dr. Michael Ham
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