Thanks for posting your comments about doing cataract surgery without sedation. I'm interested in doing the same if/when I need mine (I don't think I need it yet, but I'm guessing it might get worse with time). I'm in the Chicago area - would you feel comfortable sharing the name of a doctor who performs the surgery without sedation? Or if not, perhaps a tip how to find one who is? Thanks.
Just a quick note to say hi!
I have read many of your posts on cataract surgery, Mini monovision, Toric IOL, Monofocals etc. you do have a vast knowledge on these subjects. Please respond to my question on "eye community"
forum. Question is " What kind of vision will I have after cataract surgery?" I would really appreciate it. My surgery is next week. I am worried a lot about my outcome.
Thanks a lot, Confused Kate
Dear Jodie, I am very glad to hear from you. I had RK in 92 in both eyes and Lasik in one eye in 2000. I am hyperopic with presbyopia and have minimal astigmatism. I wear progressive glasses. I have a cataract in my right eye. I am thinking about IOL's. I am leaning toward the Tecnis monofocal lens and doing mini monovision. My left eye is my dominant eye for distance but my cataract is in my right eye. I have thought of initially getting a lens in my right eye and seeing how it does. I have 2 questions: 1. Would you recommend that I get the intermediate or distance lens for this right eye? 2. Are you aware of anything more suitable than the Tecnis monofocal lens? As always, any and all thoughts you have will be most appreciated. Frank
Jodie J, I am just returning to medhelp after a few years off. I had to start a new account as I lost my old "sign in" information. I want to thank you for all of your helpful comments that you provide to struggling post RK people like myself. I am still considering mini - monovision using a monofocal lens. Presently, I am leaning toward the Tecnis monofocal. Unless I am mistaken, I have not seen any postings from you since Feb 2013. Am I not looking in the right place?
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