I had cataract surgery on left eye 6 days ago. At the post-op visit next day, I could see better near and intermediate. However, distance was blurry. Doctor put a drop of Atropine in eye and said the muscle would be paralyzed for several days, accompanied by dilation. The pupil is almost back to normal size, and I can use the computer without glasses and so some reading. However, distance (beyond 5-6 feet) continues to be blurry. I'm hoping that's because the Atropine hasn't worn off yet and muscle are still paralyzed. When it is worn off, should the distance blurriness be gone? I could see distance much better prior to cataract removal but could not see the computer screen. It goes without saying that I am a bit anxious, as from all I've read, distance is the first range of vision that improves.
I appreciate any and all information or input. I do return for another eye visit next week...10 days prior to the second eye's surgery.
Thanks for your response. I think someone else (rajesh415) may have posted in the wrong place about the LASIK, as her post isn't even related to my question.
I think I just wanted to hear that having blurry distance right now isn't necessarily a problem. I'm also hoping that when the Atropine wears away, things will improve even more as the muscles can move and focus.
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