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Eye specialist on cataracts:how much pain after eye operation ?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Usually minimal-none

It is normal to feel some foreign body sensation, general discomfort, but severe pain is uncommon: if having pain, call surgeon to check eye pressure and be sure no infection present.

In brief: Usually minimal-none

It is normal to feel some foreign body sensation, general discomfort, but severe pain is uncommon: if having pain, call surgeon to check eye pressure and be sure no infection present.
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Minimal

Usually a little scratchy, teary, and blurry.
The first day after surgery theses symptoms usually disapate.

In brief: Minimal

Usually a little scratchy, teary, and blurry.
The first day after surgery theses symptoms usually disapate.
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: None

None. There should be no pain after cataract surgery.
Some irritation or soreness may occur but should be minimal.

In brief: None

None. There should be no pain after cataract surgery.
Some irritation or soreness may occur but should be minimal.
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Dr. William Goldstein
Ophthalmology

In brief: None

Milld irritation, scratchiness and tearing are common.
Pain only happens if something is wrong!

In brief: None

Milld irritation, scratchiness and tearing are common.
Pain only happens if something is wrong!
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