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... Few weeks ago, I heard on a radio program that there is an alternative to cataract surgery, which is cataract eyedrops. I've tried looking for information on cataract eyedrops on the Internet, but no medically reputed website even mentions it. ... (2 replies)
... In the meantime, I have read about some eye drops that are supposed to help with cataracts? ... (3 replies)
... I also have cataracts that are mild and yet they are making my eyesight terrible! I see 6 images and my eyesight went from 14 to 17 in a matter of months. ... (2 replies)

... My eye doctor told me I need cataract surgery. Considering all of the possible complications, I am terrified. ... (2 replies)
... I work in an ophthalmology practice and have never heard of a cataract drop. Modern cataract surgery is the most commonly performed surgery in the United States. The process is done under local anesthesia and is "no stitch" procedure. Most cataract surgeries take about 15 minutes to perform. ... (2 replies)
... scientifically, the only way to fix a cataract is to take it out. ... (3 replies)
... have no idea what is in things you buy these days especially. I am going to see what I can do and if my eye doctor can help me at all. ... (3 replies)
... I don't think you'd have much to lose by getting stronger glasses and postponing surgery until your health improves. But please don't waste your money on eyedrops. There is absolutely NO evidence that they work. ... (3 replies)
... nfo online, I suggest you contact the radio station. If it was a commercial, they can give you the information you need, and if it was a show, you might be able to get a transcript, or a website for the host. ... (2 replies)
... The majority of cataract patients are happy with the results. ... (6 replies)
... See these two threads: http://www.healthboards.com/boards/showthread.php?t=477740 http://www.healthboards.com/boards/showthread.php?t=456818 (2 replies)
... Well I don't know what my lens is called, it had a long name, but I had cataract surgery in my left eye in January 2005. I'm 45 and my eye had been bothering me for a year and got worse. I was nervous about having the surgery, but I'm happy I did! ... (22 replies)
... That's good news but a bit strange to react to eye drops that severely. Perhaps it is a nervous reaction. Eye surgery must be very stressful for someone of his age. ... (3 replies)
Cataract surgery
Jun 7, 2006
... ovable base and the image appears on a monitor. All kinds of adjustments for size of image and background colours. The one I have is made by Optelec, if you want to look them up. ... (107 replies)
... there is such a thing as someone who can take of all your problems these days. Although all doctors have a broad medical knowledge and education, they all seem to specialize in just one part of the body these days. ... (6 replies)
... Is there an alternative to surgical removal of the vitrous gel from the eye and filling eye with saline solution in order to remove blob of fragments left from YAG Laser that is in center vision causing a constant blur? ... (0 replies)
... July. Right eye turned out fine, not so with Left eye which kicked up previously 'unknown' Fuchs Dystrophy and not that eye is worse than before I had the cataract removed. ... (0 replies)
Contact Lenses
Sep 24, 2009
... Pooby, I sympathise with you and your difficulty of removing your contacts. I have been trying to get used to a single soft contact in one eye following a vitrectomy and cataract surgery. ... (11 replies)
ILM Peeling
May 2, 2009
... Brian, I can understand your concern about doing ANYTHING to your good eye. ... (699 replies)
Intacs
Jan 26, 2008
... Does anyone have experience with INTACS? As I understand them, they are implanted contacts that can be removed at any time. However, they can only address low refractions of myopia (up to -3). After my cataract surgery, I've been left with -1.5, and was considerning this as an alternative to glasses/contacts. But, there is not the much info on the internet. I don't know how... (1 replies)


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