Eye Care Community
Repair of eye occlusion
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to eye care, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal detachment, eye infections, misaligned eyes, intra-ocular implants, refractive surgery (LASIK and CK), glasses, contact lenses, amblyopia, eye injuries, dry eyes, ocular allergy, eye pain and discomfort, pediatric eye disorders, eyelid and tearduct surgery, poor eyesight, and eye surgery.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Repair of eye occlusion

I recently had cataract surgery on my left eye - worked great.
I then had cataract surgery on my right eye!
Big problem, I AM BLIND IN THAT EYE!
I've been told that I have a vein occlusion.
What would cause that during an operation?
What can I do?
Does the Department of Ophthalmology at University of Missouri offer any repairs for this situation?
Their Spectrum, Vol. 5, No. 1, June 2009 seems to offer several suggestions.
Where do you suggest I go to get the best chance at vision restoration?
Tags: occlusion
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
It is most likely that the vein occlusion was there before the cataract was removed but could not be seen because the cataract blocks vision both ways seeing in and seeing out.

If you have access to the U of MIssouri have your surgeon make an appointment with their retina Eye MD Dean Hainsworth MD. He's a great retima MD and a nice guy. There are treatments to try and help you

JCH MD
Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
You live in Vermont? Sorry I thought you lived in Missouri. You don't need to come halfway across the country. Ask for a referral to a retinal ophthalmologist.

JCH MD
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Eye Care Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Eye Care Answerers
10949559_tn?1414054405
Blank
LisaTaylor
Mississauga, ON
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
flossy93
CA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
KayakerNC
NC
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Anomalychick
Jacksonville, FL
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
etrader
United Kingdom
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Gogglez
OR