... Hi Jackie !
Best of luck to her..
I had cataract surgery 15 years ago with a similar rx! She will be fine. At that time they left some myopia there. Because the machine could not precisely measure my eye due to extreme nearsightedness (long eyes) and the dense cataracts. No big deal, my -5 glasses just look like a regular myopic person !
Check your eyes totally,... (18 replies)
... Hi there everybody, Looking hopefully for some clarity from anybody who may have experienced this.
My vision in my right eye has gone slanted. Sort of like italics but to the left. I am 8 weeks into recovering from my fifth surgery, originally started as retinal detatchment back in September 2012. Now has been 4 vitrectomies with gas, buckle, oil, and the fifth which was... (0 replies)
... ain with a different size so maybe they won't fall out this time. He said if I were to see a lasik specialist, there is someone who performs lasik who is also a retina specialist. ... (23 replies)
... Went to the opthalmologist again. After doing all the basic pressure checks and retina exam he thought it seemed I have eyestrain and maybe a case of dry eye. Had to make a follow up for three weeks from now and trying dry eye drops. ... (4 replies)
... Ophthalmologist. Though never retina specialist, though they also do the slit lamp look through. I went to ophthalmologists, at least 2 different ones, when I only had floaters in the past. ... (4 replies)
... Have you seen a retina specialist? ... (4 replies)
... eeps saying that he is really pleased with his work to which I finally replied "that makes one of us." I decided to have a second opinion and went to Mayo Clinic retina specialist and he concurred with my original DR that the detachment fix was good and the best he could offer was to have my glass lens fogged. ... (0 replies)
... Dear BlephBeGone,
I am doing O K. Older than you. Have you thought about glasses to give your eye relief. They make a fashion statement today. One person in the eyeglass store told me (I was looking at the frameless ones on the bottom lense) I wouldn't do that as the frame hides the darkness under my eyes. Never forgot that. Glasses can add to the wardrobe too, by having... (23 replies)
... photograph the eye to make sure the retina has not torn. ... (0 replies)
... a 'spot' which is called a nevus in the retina of the left eye! ... (3 replies)
... in RD even if the light enters your eye you cannot see, whereas, in cats the light simply cannot enter your eye even if the retina is in good condition. ... (3 replies)
... I would get another opinion.....I had to have a vitrectomy because vitreous gel was attaching to my retina and pulling it, the risk was that my retina would be detached completely. So I had the vitrectomy and then within 6 months a cataract formed, which the dr. told me would happen after the surgery. ... (3 replies)
... holes, and sort of "spot welded" my retina all around the periphery. But, nevertheless, 1. ... (19 replies)
... I have no major symptoms was just having a routine eye test with photographs, and on zooming in to my Retina it showed multiple small white dots scattered around and on the vessels. The optometrist didn't seem to know what they were! ... (0 replies)
... I've never known of this. What other serious eye conditions have the blurry vision symptom. Is this a symptom of macular problems or retina problems? ... (0 replies)
... I thought I had written a reply to this but, may be, I did not save it. In any case, here's the brief version: Know that macular pucker and macular hole are two different things: a pucker is the same as epiretinal membrane (ERM) - a thin film over the retina, whereas, a hole is a retinal detachment (RD). Vitrectomy is just an in-between operation for both symptoms where they... (19 replies)
... to hold the retina in place on both eyes. But my retinas still detached later. I had no choice but to go through these surgeries for both eyes. ... (19 replies)
... Upthegrove, I had left eye Vitrectomy for detach retina but not completely, right eye lattice degeneration a few years back resulting in to retina tear. Left eye laser, cryo, gas bubble and right eye laser retinopexy. Had to lie on left side when sleeping. ... (3 replies)
... So sorry about your retina. I had retina repair surgery two years ago, and had to keep my head down for two weeks. I know it is hard, but try to do what the dr. ... (3 replies)
... I had surgery in June for a torn retina (not completely detached). I was told by my surgeon to lie right side down. Face down just for a change. But I think it depends on what was actually done. Face down is so hard....I wish you luck & hope you have lots of help at home. (3 replies)