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* Ocular Anatomy And Function

* What Is A Cataract

* Symptoms And Diagnosis Of Cataract

* Treatment Of Cataract

* After Cataract Surgery

* Complications Of Cataract Surgery

* When To Make A Decision

* FAQ's About Cataract

After Cataract Surgery.

After Cataract Surgery

After surgery the eye may be mildly red and occasionally a little irritated but in most cases it is not painful. Eye drops will be required for a few weeks after surgery. There will be a number of postoperative visits following the cataract operation. Usually medication changes will be made during these visits. The eye is monitored to make sure it is progressing as expected following the cataract surgery

Vision may be blurred for a period of time after surgery. There are often small refractive errors after cataract surgery and spectacles will be needed to "fine tune" vision. The first set of spectacles can often be fit within three weeks after surgery. However, because the eye changes for a period of time after surgery a number of spectacle fits may be required until the best final vision is obtained following cataract surgery.


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