... ot. Also, I have never had an injury to either eye. What is happening to my eyes is very disturbing to me. My doctor assures me that even at 47 it is much too early for cataracts. ... (5 replies)
... I hope if you have cataracts that you can get them removed. I had mine done a couple of years ago at age 56 and it has been wonderful. ... (4 replies)
... No, cataracts aren't somewhat common for infants. The wording suggests the risk would be during surgery, not later, but I'm not sure. ... (16 replies)
... I have decided that it is worth it to make my eyes feel better. My pressure is very very good, so I don't have to worry about Glaucoma. I know steroids can cause Cataracts too, but given my options, it would not be the worst thing in the world to me if I had to have Cataract surgery at an early age. ... (19 replies)
... My sister and I both have "early onset" cataracts in the centers of our lenses. ... (3 replies)
... Has anyone else here or do you know of anyone who has developed cataracts at such an early age? ... (5 replies)
... A lot of sun exposure, especially before the age of 30, can cause early cataracts. ... (5 replies)
... r to be extremely nearsighted, I was wondering how LONG have you actually KNOWN about your cataracts, assuming your DR. told you right away when he found them in early stages? ... (66 replies)
... Yes - cataracts in both eyes, but after the problem with right eye cataract removal I distrust any prognosis that assures me of better vision after another cataract surgery....since I am living proof that no one can guarantee me a positive outcome. (15 replies)
... i'm probably quite a bit older than you, so as a child, optometrists were not so familiar with lazy eye and they prescribed glasses hoping it would correct vision, but never did. needless to say...when i had to start seeing a specialist and this is quite a few years ago, he told me amblyopia was the case and it should have been corrected with a patch over the opposite eye,... (15 replies)
... Apparently, I have the early signs of a cataract forming in my right eye but it could be several years before it becomes necessary to operate. ... (15 replies)
... One unfortunate side affect of the drops was I ended up with fast acting cataracts at the age of 47. My opthamologist perfomed a cataract procedure on both my eyes at the same time ... because of my condition, I was a high risk for infection. ... (37 replies)
... for macula's, and there will be prescriptions that aren't yet approved, but surely will be by they time you'll need them. You're lucky, imo, to know about it so early and you'll be taking care of it. Yes, there are vitamins, with luitene, etc. ... (14 replies)
... If nothing else, be sure to get enough sleep!
Does anyone there wear protective eyewear? I am guessing that since they have the filters, they are aware of the hazards, and would handout goggles of some sort if necessary.
Oh! I just reread your first post about "...inspect parts close up for defects..."
When I was in my mid-to-late 30's, I had a job that included filing... (5 replies)
... Hi, I'm sorry your daughter is having such problems at so early an age. ... (3 replies)
... thanks for the reply. I was never told what caused the cataracts but thinking it age related because I was 65 at the time of surgery. As far as eye drops, I've used refresh tears, GenTeal, and GenTeal gel at nights and early mornings. ... (5 replies)