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What to do with stitches after cataracts removal that are blocking my vission?

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Dr. Matthew Goren
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Clarification

Stitches, when they are used with cataract surgery, are place out of the way of vision so they would not be interfering with your vision.
Sometimes they can be tight which can cause astigmatism and if so they are easily removed.

In brief: Clarification

Stitches, when they are used with cataract surgery, are place out of the way of vision so they would not be interfering with your vision.
Sometimes they can be tight which can cause astigmatism and if so they are easily removed.
Dr. Matthew Goren
Dr. Matthew Goren
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology

In brief: After cataract

Sutures/stitches are sometimes need to secure the cataract incision site.
They can be removed once the incision is healed to avoid infection and dangerous pressure changes. Talk to your eyeMD to see if stitches can be removed.

In brief: After cataract

Sutures/stitches are sometimes need to secure the cataract incision site.
They can be removed once the incision is healed to avoid infection and dangerous pressure changes. Talk to your eyeMD to see if stitches can be removed.
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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