Users' questions

Can eyesight still deteriorate after cataract surgery?

Can eyesight still deteriorate after cataract surgery?

No, your vision generally doesn’t deteriorate after cataract surgery unless other problems arise, such as macular degeneration or glaucoma. In cataract surgery, the eye doctor (ophthalmologist) removes the clouded lens from your eye and replaces it with a clear, artificial lens.

How long should my eye be blurry after cataract surgery?

So How Long is Vision Blurry After Cataract Surgery? Most people will see improvement within 24-48 hours after cataract laser surgery, although it can take up to two weeks for your eyes to fully settle to the new implants. Most patients are back to normal activities the next day.

When did I have cataract surgery in my right eye?

I am searching for anyone who may fall in the same category. I am a 48 year male who received PanOptix lens replacement in my right eye, two weeks after the recommendation of an eye surgeon who specializes in cataract surgery. I had Lasik surgery in 1998 because I had terrible long distance vision.

How to avoid vision imbalance after cataract surgery in?

I was diagnosed with cataract in my right eye and was recommended for surgery. Left eye is OK. I would like to take this opportunity to remove glasses for distance, but I understand that there would be a big difference between the eyes (0 in the right eye after surgery, and -4.25 in the left eye) and this could result in blurred or double vision.

How long does it take to recover from cataract surgery?

Cataract surgery is a short procedure and is straightforward in its approach. A single surgery usually takes between 15-20 minutes. Patients are treated under local anesthetic eye drops.

What happens to my artificial lens after cataract surgery?

Sometimes the capsule that holds the artificial lens becomes cloudy after cataract surgery. This can affect your vision. An eye doctor can use a laser to make the lens capsule clear again.