Cataract surgery

After my cataract surgery my eyes have not been the same. My doc says they are fine. Says it's chronic dry eye. My eyes hurt and are blurry. I do all they tell me to do... moist, heat, antibiotic drops, night ointment, eye wash, refresh eye drops about every half hour. Nothing helps the constant pain and discomfort. It's ruined my life. I don't know what to do.

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Jan 25, 2018
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Eye irritation
by: Anonymous

You didn't say how long it's been since your surgery. I had both eyes done just over a year ago. I had some scratchiness from dry eyes off and on for a while after the surgery. It felt like I had something like a grain of sand in my right eye. I found that moisturizing drops did help. The problem has improved considerably over time and now is only a minor issue. I've been so overjoyed at my vastly improved vision that the slight dryness has not been a big problem for me. I hope that some additional time will help your situation.


Jan 25, 2018
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Same Here
by: Anonymous

Exactly how I feel. Wish I could be more encouraging, but I've had almost four years of such misery since my surgery. Best of luck to you. Hope things improve. I will say it has gotten a bit better for me, but nothing like my life used to be before.

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