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I have bad eyes; -975, must wear my glasses for 10 days b4 cataract surgery instead of rgp contacts. Now I have headache & pain behind the eye.

Bad vision. I suspect you are having a headache due to your poor vision and now being without your contacts. You should report these symptoms to your eye doctor to make sure they agree and are not concerned. Good luck with your procedure. Read more...
Visual Head ache. Thank you for requesting me to answer your question. I would refer to Dr. Liesa Harte's answer as her response was excellent and I agree with it fully. Best wishes. . Read more...
20/20 after CS. Eye surgeons' goal is to achieve 20/20 vision after cataract surgery for distance & near. In attempt to achieve this, our intraocular lens equations rely on the corneal curvature which is warped by RGPs. New technology: intraoperative aberrometer attempts to increase chance we get as close to 20/20 (or whatever eyeMD &pt is aiming for preop. Headaches (likely dt large Rx) should resolve after CS. Read more...

Right eye, lasik 12 yrs ago, cataract surgery 2 yrs ago. Suddenly getting big starbursts outside at night. Anti-glare glasses don't help - what would?

Check up. Have your eye md check your refraction and examine the eyes. You have had cataract surgery in the past and your eyes may be developing posterior opacification of the capsule that surrounds your intraocular lens implant. Your eye md can tell you if a laser capsulotomy would help clarify you vision, or if is just a glasses prescription change. Read more...
Ophthalmologist time. This could be many things. Most likely is probably some scarring in the tissue that holds your lens implant in place. If that is the problem, it is easily fixed with a quick laser procedure. But the only way to know is to see your ophthalmologist. Read more...

After dilation, eyes very blurred, but can see okay with glasses, when not dilated. Indicates cataract surgery? Is cataracts reversible?

No. Everyone's vision becomes blurred with dilation for examination. Cataracts are an clouding of the eye lens that can occur naturally with aging. They are not reversible. However, surgery to remove and insert an artificial lens is indicated only when vision loss affects your activities of daily living, e.g. driving, watching TV, reading the newspaper. The surgery is brief and almost painless. . Read more...
Reverse cataracts? Blur normal after dilation normal (lasts @4hr). Cataracts can't be reversed. N-acetylcarnosine (NAC): small studies showed improve VA in cataract pts. BUT, no double blind, randomized, prospective tudies; trials paid for by company/vested interest; not FDA approved. Surgery only cure. Sun protection & eating a diet rich in antioxidants may help prevent worsening. More info [email protected] Read more...