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... I had my crystalens placed in both eyes after cataract surgery. It has been 6 months and my near vision is becoming worse. ... (6 replies)
... My wife has had her implants for 14 months and started to have a noticeable problem in her left eye's peripheral vision after 8 months. She described it as a "veil". ... (6 replies)
... I am sorry you have had such a bad out come....I to had a crystalens implant after cataract surgery...My vision in that eye is poor and I have double vision... My doc also said I needed YAG to help my vision.. ... (4 replies)
... Hi there. I just had Lasik eye surgery last Friday,with the punctal plugs put into my tear ducts. I haven't noticed a huge problem with dry eyes but I had them put in right away. I also use artificial tears about every 30min. Good luck I hope things get better. ... (19 replies)
... Wouldn't Lasik be just as risky for Retinal Detachment or more so?
I was less apprehensive with a woman doctor than I would have been with a man. She uses a smaller laser, has smaller hands, and has done a lot of procedures on me, including the steroid injections into eyeballs.
Sure hope you don't get a Retinal Detachment. They'll give you the numbing drops at least... (7 replies)
... I have this too. It's caused by the crystalens being smaller than your pupil in dark places. ... (17 replies)
... The main problem I still have is I don't really think the Crystalens is focusing at the shorter distances, 10 feet and closer. What I described above as an imbalance is that I'm really focusing better with my contact lens eye. ... (17 replies)
... In my opinion.. I don't want to sound adverse or anything.. But Welcome to the world of Crystalens! I am having the same problems you are having and they are progressing to where it makes it very difficult to see at night to drive . One thing I wanted to know about yours. Do you during the day when your out.. ever find yourself like double blinking as it makes you feel like... (17 replies)
... Sounds like to me they are trying to blame it on me! HUmm.. WRONG! I have since then went and seen another doctor and I specificially asked them if this was a problem caused by my stroke and she stated absolutely not. I see no symptons of it being from stroke and my visual field test was normal. ... (19 replies)
... With Crystalens the pupil remains dilated for some time after surgery. ... (17 replies)
... tom07, crystalens implants are smaller than most people's pupils, which causes our halos at night, etc. Why ophthalmologists don't seem to recognize this problem is a mystery. ... (19 replies)
... that I was a perfect candidate for the Crystalens that it was new on the market and that it would let me have the surgery and not require reading glasses afterwards. ... (19 replies)
... want might make your vision both clearer and much more comfortable. Please, please, please don't delay in consulting someone else. The doctor who gave you the Crystalens doesn't seem to be hearing your expressed concerns. ... (36 replies)
... eye" problem, then he is going to exchange the Crystalens for one with a different prescription equal to the results I am seeing with the contact. ... (36 replies)
... So if the contact doesn't work, that will tell me that the YAG may help. I'd rather try the contact first to be satisfied that my problem can't be corrected with refraction change. ... (36 replies)
... so I don't really think my PCO is really a problem at this point. ... (36 replies)
... I had a dry eye problem with the one eye for a while and I used Visine tears, recommended by the doctors. ... (36 replies)
... Hi --
This is an update ... I saw my surgeon today and he seems to be too irritated with me to help with my problems at all.
I still use the same reading glasses as before the surgery (+1.50) which aren't too bad at all, except that the whole reason I had the Crystalens IOL's implanted and went through all the expense ($6,000), pain (and the one eye was QUITE painful... (36 replies)
... weeks ago I had cataract surgery and they put a crystalens in my left eye and then 2 weeks later a restor lens in my right eye. ... (2 replies)