My recent cataract surgery

by Linda F
(Milton, IN, USA)

Right after my surgery, which was a breeze, I had 20/20 vision in both eyes. After a couple of weeks, vision was down to 20/30 in the left eye, 20/35 in the left eye. I am so upset as I was thrilled to have excellent vision - now I am wondering if it will continue to decline. My regular eye doctor said there was some inflammation and gave me steroid eye drops which he was sure would correct the problem. After two weeks, that has not been the case. Anyone else with this situation?

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by: Judy

I think our eye doctors may be skilled in the performance of the cataract surgery, but they may be less educated in the response of the individual to the surgery, and that a minor error may cause negative long term results. My surgery was done 8 months ago....I still have the same problems as before plus I am no longer able to drive at night because of the glare and irregular patterns of light before my eyes. Cleveland clinic is the best bet for post surgical complications.

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