Disappointing cataract surgery

by S.
(Ottawa ON Canada)

I had cataract surgery on my right eye on March 25/13 and on my left eye April 9/13. I have no discomfort in my left eye although my vision has not improved at all. I have had continued discomfort in my right eye and lights cause an aura or refraction of the light which can be very distracting. Recently, when driving through the city after dark, I found the street lights were so disconcerting that I had to put my sunglasses on! The surgeon had told me at the time of surgery that, if I had any problems, to phone his office. However, when I phoned I was told to discuss the matter with my optometrist. My optometrist suggested eye drops for 'dry eye' which does relieve the discomfort temporarily. I never had these problems before surgery and wish I had never had it done as my eyes were not that bad beforehand and I was surprised when told I needed the surgery.

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Sep 22, 2015
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by: Dr. Minerva Quitzon

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Nov 22, 2013
Cataract surgery
by: Anonymous

I had surgery on my right eye 10/31/13 since then I feel like I 'm seeing everything in 3D and at night driving the lights are horrible with a halo effect around the street lights. My eye was 20/80 before and after it was 20/40 then I had my 2 week appt and my eye is now 20/60 I can't see TV and I can't see the computer. The Dr says he is stumped and put me back on eye drops.

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