6 weeks after cataract surgery vision still not 20/20
(Great Neck, New York)
I heard and read about many people getting 20/20 vision immediately or even 24 hours after cataract surgery.
In my case, after the patch on my right eye was removed the next day, I can see the vision has improved a little bit, but then the area around the eye, from the upper eyelid to lower eyelid and the cheek started to get swollen, (nothing seem to happen to the eye itself). After a week of taking Amoxilin antibiotics, the swelling went away.
It's been 6 weeks now and the eye still does not have 20/20 vision. I would say my vision right now is about 70% of 20/20. The doctor said it should take about 8 weeks. Will I eventually get a 20/20 vision?
1. How long will it take to get 20/20 vision?
2. Will the vision stay 20/20 permanently after surgery?
3. Is it possible to deteriorate and develop near-sightedness again?