... help. Also it seems with cut backs maybe these professionals are playing down eye conditions until they are severe and need treatment as i did think it could be cataracts or partly, my vision still gets misty. ... (6 replies)
... Have the beginnings of cataracts but had 4 cut RK with recent longsight shift. Terrified of cataract surgery as there seem to be so many horror stories of it going wrong. ... (0 replies)
... I went to the optician who said my eyes looked fine and did pressure checks and eye dilation and asked about medical stuff, he didn't think it needs referring, but im going to see my doctor and ask for further investigation as these visual images aren't normal and are there most of the time as far as I can tell. He said my lense was clear also? I will push to see a retinal... (6 replies)
... I had a sinlge multi focal lens implanted about 2 months ago. I hate the vision I have ended up with and have an appointment to replace it with a mono focal lens next month. I am a grown up but got sucked in to the hype surrounding this type of lens. I thought it sounded great, was the most expensive option and seemed perfect. I thought I had done my homework but missed key... (7 replies)
... I had YAG clean up in both eyes about a year after cataracts...it will be fine!
relax (4 replies)
... your cataracts sound like they are growing slowly. What is your corrected vision now? ... (6 replies)
... y a combination of low thyroid levels and meibomian glands issues and bleph. I was on some tablets which caused the meibomian issues and i heard some people got cataracts from it too, the clouds are transparent and flow and expand in bright light. ... (6 replies)
... Welcome Jenny !!
A cloud IS a problem...it could mean many things...
Where are you located..is there a teaching hospital close?
Some pertinent questions; age, degree of myopia and prior problems.
I have been through it, cataracts, vitrectomy with high myopia.
let us know,
Marsh (6 replies)
... The eye specialist will be able to tell you exactly what is wrong, since many eye disorders have similar symptoms, its best to get the correct diagnosis. Let us know what they eye docs say. (4 replies)
... Just a quick update to help those who are going through the same post-op recovery: I had my 3.5 month follow-up for the left eye vitrectomy for macular detachment, and nothing has changed since the last follow-up of 7 weeks. Same vision, 20/30, same waviness and image distortion issues (smaller size), etc. but no stereoscpic vision problems any more. The dr said that my visual... (4 replies)
... Did you ask her about it? (3 replies)
... This is very interesting as it sounds as if your cataracts began 30yrs ago.....very slow moving I don't blame you for not rushing into it if you can still see as well as you did last year.... ... (7 replies)
... Hello, first post. Two years ago at age 53, I was told I had stage one cataracts. Last month I was told I had stage one-two cataracts. Two years ago the dr. said it would probably be ten years before I did anything about it. Last months he didn't say a word. I also have developed dry eye and now have to use drops four times a day and scrubs twice a day which have caused... (0 replies)
... Cataracts gradually worsen over time and nothing can reverse the process. Doctors can offer opinions, but the final decision on surgery is yours. Good Luck (7 replies)
... I'm not that motivated - it is just that the ophthamologist sesm to be pushing me that way, as I said before apart from my night vision which has been going off for several years, I do not notice any difference between my eyes at present. When the "incipient" cataract was first detected 6 months ago, I was told it would be 2 to 5 years before any treatment would be required,... (7 replies)
... Hi Alazzawi,
This is very good news. I'm sure glad your vision is improving everyday.
I'm curious about what kind of training you are getting on improving your near vision. Tell me about it!
eyemar (2 replies)
... Today my 2nd follow up appointment after 2 weeks post the left eye cataracts op using crystalens, as I told you on the 1st day after the op my distance vision was 20/50 and blurry. Now after 2 weeks my distance vision improved and intermediate vision is good. Today my surgeon told me the vision will be 20/20 or better within next few weeks and my eye healing is progressing... (2 replies)
... Can cataracts cause traffic lights to be quite bright, the red and green, and have halos. Also, can colors on TV start to look oddly bright. Do cataracts make floaters more noticeable. ... (0 replies)
... I am 61 and have cataracts in both eyes. ... (0 replies)
... I am about to have surgery for cataracts in both eyes. ... (5 replies)