How common is scar tissue formation after cataract surgery?

Cataract surgery. Scarring does not occur after CS of corneal incisions; mild with scleral tunnel incision; scaring of posterior lens capsule (PCO) about 20% risk & may require need YAG laser (not uncommon & very high success rates with very low complications. More info:[email protected]

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How much time does it take after cataract surgery to heal?

Depends. If depends on the surgical and anesthetic methods used, whether your eye has any pre-existing conditions, and whether there were any complications. You should ask you cataract surgeon for your specific situation. Read more...
Cataract surgery. Typically the vision is doing quite well in the first 7-10 days with a healthy eye and uncomplicated surgery. Reality is the eye is 90% healed at 30-45 days. Vision typically returns much quicker. Read more...
Depends. Depending on pre-operative risk factors, usually takes 3-4 weeks to fully heal after cataract surgery. More info: [email protected] Read more...

Do I have to bring someone along, or can I drive after cataract surgery?

Probably. This is not my specialty - but I have seen scores of patients as they came and went from the hospital for cataract surgeries. The ophthalmologist provided transportation to and from the hospital for all of those patients. Many of them had both eyes done, which i would expext could make driving unsafe for a while. Best to ask your surgeon. Read more...
Bring a driver. The most common form of anesthesia during cataract surgery is intravenous sedation. The effects can last for several hours, and patients are essentially "drunk". It is not safe to drive for at least 6-12 hours after having sedation, and most ophthalmologists will advise their patients not to drive for up to 24 hours. You will often not be allowed to leave the surgery center without a driver. Read more...
Bring someone . Most people receive sedation with their cataract surgery so you will need a driver on tge day of surgery. If you do not get any sedation, you could possibly drive home. Ask your surgeon. Read more...
Best to bring driver. Complication risk is very low & it is best time in history to have cataract surgery, but best to bring driver as vision most often is blurry after surgery. More info: eyedoc2020.blogspot.com. Read more...

Does your vision fluctuate from precise to less precise for a time after cataract surgery?

S/p Cataract Surgery. Yes, vision can worsen after cataract surgery temporarily due to swelling of the cornea or sometimes macula. Steroid and nonsteroid drops help with the healing. Vision improves in the vast majority of patients after healing. Read more...

When will I need to see my doctor for follow up after cataract surgery?

Depends. Followup is based upon general practice guidelines, how well the surgery went, distance the patient needs to travel, etc. Typically, the routine post op course is 1 day, 1 week, 1 month, but sometimes less or more visits depending on if the surgery went smoothly or there are complications. Read more...
Talk to your Dr. You need to talk to your cataract surgeon, but typically you will be see the day after surgery, 1 week after surgery and 1 month after surger. Read more...
1 day, 1 wk, 1 mo. This is typical, but can be somewhat variable. Seeing the doctor on the day following surgery is almost universal to make sure the eye is healing well. Read more...
Variable. Everyone sees their patients either a few hours or one day after surgery. Some surgeons make the next appointment within a week, others 2 weeks, and some a month later. It may also depend on which lens implant is placed in your eye. Read more...
1 day 2 weeks 3 mos. We see our routine surgical patients the following day to check eye pressure and rule out infection, then again at two weeks for a change in glasses or to teach accommodation with the crystalens iol and again about three months later. Every post operative cataract patient should have an annual eye exam to look for a cloudy film that develops in 20 % of patients and is easy to fix with laser. Read more...
Cataract surgery. I see my patients after surgery on 1 day, 1 week, and 1 month. If issues occur, then additional visits may be needed. Read more...
Cataract Surgery FU. Most eye MDs see patients 1day, 1 week, 1 month, 3-6mo, 1 year after cataract surgery. Read more...

Can you tell me everything about contact lenses for 65 year old after cataract surgery?

Modern cataract su. The use of contact lenses depends on how the cataract surgery was performed and what the results were, complicated or uncomplicated? Modern cataract surgery corrects vision by the use of a lens implant and if the power is calculated correctly, and the surgery is performed without complication there is no need for a contact lens. Your question therefore requires more clarification. Read more...
Contact lenses. Contact lenses can be worn just like before cataract surgery without a problem. The surgery does not affect this at all. Give your eye doctor a call and get a contact lens fit. Read more...
Cataract surgery. You should not need contact lenses after cataract surgery. The surgery and new implants should replace the need for contacts after the surgery. If needed, you can be refitted with the same make and model of contacts with the new power if needed. Read more...

3 months after cataract surgery, now when ever I close my eyes I see light green. Is this normal?

Worth a visit. You have needed cataract surgery at a relatively young age, any change in your vision i would have investigated. Read more...
Colors OK. Especially as this appears to be happening in both eyes , i would expect your brain to 'neuroadapt' or gradually get 'used to' the way light now enters your eye. For most patients after cataract surgery, they feel colors are generally more vivid and 'whites are whiter' . However , like getting used to a new pair of glasses these new lenses will take some adjustment over the first 6-12 months. Read more...