Thanks, I'll try to be brief: my friend's mother had cataract surgery both eyes last September. They are in Philippines. I had advised them to go to Manila to university hospital opth clinic and not to select the "premium" lens. She went instead to a local doc out in "the province" and he sold her the more expensive lens. As best I can understand it he implanted Alcon Restor.
The left eye has been troublesome, and I finally got them to go to Santo Tomas University Hosp in Manila Opth Clinic. The ophthalmologist there tells her the surgery was "the old procedure", the incision was too long , and the lens is damaged..."cracked". He recommends that he replace the lens.
Question is: could a monofocal lens be installed in the left eye with the Restor remaining in the right eye, or would that be too much for the eyes to adjust to?
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.