Secondary lens implant surgery

by Valerie
(St. Louis, Missouri)

I am 48 yrs old and 1 week ago had secondary lens implant surgery due to cataract surgery (with no implant) at age 13. I was born with uveitis and due to steroid injections in both eyes, developed cataracts. I was too young for an implant at the time. Since then, my vision had been over 20/200 in that eye. After a lens implant, retinal repair and other fixes, I was able to read headings in a magazine 1 day post-op. I have had off and on discomfort with scratchiness and pressure, but feel its been well worth it. My two eyes are now in the process of trying to focus together. This is an extremely odd sensation and hopefully my brain will get with the program. All and all, could not be more thrilled that both my baby-blues can see.

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