Cataract Surgery and Full Blown Macular Degeneration

by Doreen Durocher
(Sun City, AZ)

My sister had a cataract removed 3 weeks ago (she has some amount of macular degeneration) in both eyes, and had to go and get shots in the eyeballs every couple months.

She went back to the doctor for a follow up. Seems the lens shattered and he said she had full blown macular degeneration in that eye (and it could spread to the other eye). He told her to go home and make plans that she would not be driving much longer..

Can anything be done or was this an error?

Can something like this happen with cataract surgery??

Thanking you.

Doreen

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Your experience of surgery.

Enjoy this page? Please pay it forward. Here's how...

Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?

  1. Click on the HTML link code below.
  2. Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.

SEARCH THIS SITE

Custom Search



PREVENT GLAUCOMA BLINDNESS: BEST TOP-RATED SUPPLEMENTS

Mirtogenol 120 mg - clinically proven to reduce eye pressure

Palmitoylethanolamide - clinically proven to reduce eye pressure as well as improve visual field and optic nerve function

Cognizin Citicoline 500mg - clinically proven to significantly slow down glaucoma progression

Ginkgo biloba - clinically proven to increase ocular blood flow and reduce glaucoma field loss