Two years ago I had cataract surgery, since then, I feel I have experience some fuzzy distance vision, on occasion. I went to doctor and he said I have some scar tissue, and he wanted to remove it with a laser. I also have dry eye, could that cause periodic fuzzy vision. If I have some scar tissue, when should I have it removed, and what is the down side in postponing it ? Thanks Bob
It is very common for individuals after cataract surgery to develop a secondary cataract. This can be opened quite easily with a laser. The downside of waiting is that the vision will not get better. However, one usually only performs this procedure if the vision is reduced from the opacification of the membrane.
Sandy T. Feldman, M.D., M.S.
ClearView Eye and Laser Medical Center
San Diego, California
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