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What happens after first eye cataract surgery?

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Dr Richard Wieder
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: 2nd eye cataract

After presumably successful cataract surgery on a patient's first eye, he will be given the option of whether he wants the other eye operated on.
Most patients will eventually decide to do this, but it's not mandatory. It mainly depends on the severity of the other cataract and if the patient is having persistent visual symptoms from it.

In brief: 2nd eye cataract

After presumably successful cataract surgery on a patient's first eye, he will be given the option of whether he wants the other eye operated on.
Most patients will eventually decide to do this, but it's not mandatory. It mainly depends on the severity of the other cataract and if the patient is having persistent visual symptoms from it.
Dr Richard Wieder
Dr Richard Wieder
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Dr Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Healing!

The first eye must heal and show positive response to the surgery, then the eyes are evaluated (including the outcome from the first eye's cataract surgery).
Determination is made to move forward without glasses, with glasses correction, or proceed with the other eye, depending on the severity of the cataract and the outcome of the first cataract surgery.

In brief: Healing!

The first eye must heal and show positive response to the surgery, then the eyes are evaluated (including the outcome from the first eye's cataract surgery).
Determination is made to move forward without glasses, with glasses correction, or proceed with the other eye, depending on the severity of the cataract and the outcome of the first cataract surgery.
Dr Michael Ham
Dr Michael Ham
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