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... The majority of cataract patients are happy with the results. ... (6 replies)
... minutes for the carnosine to penetrate and your eyesight might be blurry for a short time while the cataract is disintegrating. ... (2 replies)
... My eye doctor told me I need cataract surgery. Considering all of the possible complications, I am terrified. ... (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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... scientifically, the only way to fix a cataract is to take it out. ... (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)
... My doctor doesn't think I should be having surgery for a while due to the illness I am still fighting. ... (3 replies)
Cataract surgery
Jun 7, 2006
... There is another alternative you might want to consider. Some people have a far lens put in one eye and a close lens in the other. It is easier to get used to than it sounds. ... (107 replies)
... pecialize in just one part of the body these days. I think the only people who treat the whole body as one are usually homeopathic, but then you're heading into alternative medicine. Nothing wrong with that, because I'm all for natural ways in dealing with problems, but...dubious about it too, at the same time. ... (6 replies)
... Had cataract surgery in December, YAG Laser in June for secondary cataract. The fragments from the laser surgery did not completely release from the capsule and formed a blob which is tethered via strings causing big time blur in center of vision. ... (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
... 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. I also found it very difficult to use the recommended technique of pinching the lens with two fingers. ... (11 replies)
ILM Peeling
May 2, 2009
... for you, but learning to insert and remove the contact might be somewhat challenging in the beginning. A magnifying mirror would be very helpful for this. The alternative would be to have cataract surgery in your good eye a little earlier than needed. ... (699 replies)
... Hi Jodie, Thanks, you are right - 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. My right eye is really bad and I am mainly seeing out of my left eye - except a little. It seems to have worsened lately - but I have had them for ages and I know they just progress. Thanks for your... (3 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)
... There are a few other tests, I think I read online, and some people like alternative medicine, Dr. Wilson, can be looked up, can't use the usual word here, if you don't get improvement. ... (16 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)


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