... Your symptoms remind me of cataracts, but please get your eyes checked out ASAP. (2 replies)
... I am 54 years old and have been diagnosed with a grade 3 cataract in my right eye and a grade 1 in my left. At my age, I was told that the cataracts usually progress rapidly, so it might not be long before I need surgery on the left eye. ... (0 replies)
... I read that using these eye drops for too long can cause cataracts and or glaucoma. ... (0 replies)
... Hello, Just wondering if someone can give me some advice.
I was born with cataracts (one eye was worse than the other).
I am 31 and about 10 years ago I had one removed (the worse one)
The surgery didn't go to brilliantly and I had a bit of a bad time with stitches (there was no record of me having these stitches so they were left in my eye for longer than they should... (0 replies)
... Thanks for the info on cataracts...but ,if mine was originally in center and doctor saw it even though it was not developed..shouldnt he have told me that my vision would be awful blurry afterwards? Im about 5 wks past surgery..will my vision improve you think? Doctor says it should..but will it only be after cataract is removed.
Also many lenses out there...any headsup with... (8 replies)
... Yes, it can make your vision blurry all over. It can distort lights as well, and cause double/triple "ghosty" vision within the one eye. I don't think you can really look around the central cataracts... your sharpest vision is normally right in the centre, and your peripheral vision is less detailed. So when you have a central cataract, when you try to "look around" it you'd... (8 replies)
... rgeon talk me into getting a "cataract" IOL lens. Luckily I only got one and waited to see how it worked out before trying the other eye. I only had a trace of cataracts but the physician told me that many patients are getting IOLs instead of relying primarily on glasses. I was 57 at the time. ... (0 replies)
... I hope that you are doing very well after your cataract surgery! My wife is going to need cataract surgery in both eyes.
Did you have laser or conventional surgery?
How is your vision currently? (8 replies)
... of the circumstances that ordinarily would have required them. And this was despite still having cataracts to deal with. ... (8 replies)
... I learned today I'm going to need to have cataracts removed from both eyes, the left much sooner than the right. ... (8 replies)
... Hi All,
I was diagnosed with Keratoconus 2 years ago and I have recently developed cataracts.
Is there anyone else here who has this?
My doctor wants to do surgery, but I asked if I could try hard or scleral lenses first since my cataracts are mild(in both eyes).
If you are currently dealing with this or have in the past, please let me know what your experiences... (0 replies)
... Hi Spar,
It is not worth the extra money, because after all the research I done, you will still need magifyers for tiny print. and all the pro's i talked to said it is more dangerous to put the toric in. I had the "up-close" version of the regular lens that insurance will totally pay for, and I've been very happy.
good luck and I hope your surgery goes great!
eyemar (2 replies)
... near vision all the time on my phone and other ways. I also have mild astigmatism and have had a corneal tear in the past. I have floaters! That with my mild cataracts cause me bad vision no matter what. ... (2 replies)
... I had cataracts surgery 11 years ago on both eyes, and from what I remember, cataracts by itself causes cloudiness in the vision, and halos around lights, but not from some film on the eye. ... (4 replies)
... Yes but is that common with cataracts? (4 replies)
... estion is my eyes feel like a film is in my eye and I can wipe them and it will clear, or while watching tv they get blurry and I blink they will clear a bit, do cataracts cause this? ... (4 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.... ... (8 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 (8 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,... (8 replies)