... Yes, one can go blind if cataracts are not removed. ... (5 replies)
... Yes you can lose your sight due to Cataracts. Yes it is very possible to regain your sight after Cataract surgery. However, as with any surgery there are risks. (5 replies)
... My mother is 86 years old. Her ophthalmologist says if she does not have cataracts surgery she could go blind. ... (5 replies)
... ok so my mom has been having a problem with her eyes for about a year now. she says her eyes hurt constantly (she describes it like a aches) on the nonvisible part of her eye behind her eye
lids on the very top of the eye, also she has fatigue, and blurryness half of the time(not all the time just half). she has gone to multiple doctors and specialist.
1st doctor did a... (0 replies)
... It is recommended that you go every year especially as you get older simply because eye diseases can often be found or even caught and treated before turning into worse problems.
Cataracts can grow and be treated. Diseases such as Glaucoma, Diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration ususally do not start until after the age of 50.
I would continue going. You do not... (2 replies)
... ad to look out of the bottom of my glasses to read highway signs. Vertical and horizontal lines had a slight shadow alongside the line. I had surgery to remove cataracts from both my eyes. At the consultation I was offered the opportunity to upgrade the lens implant to a bifocal lens or an accommodating lens. ... (1 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)
... 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)