doctor wants me to use anti inflammation eyedrops daily for a total of six weeks.... 4 times a day for a week ,twice a day for two weeks ,then once a day for three weeks ,after cataract surgery.....why so long......is the eye inflamed that long after surgery?
Inflammation of the eye is common after cataract surgery. Every doctor has a different routine for eyedrops but it is important to listen to your eye surgeon. Tapering of the steroids is indicated so as to not provoke a rebound effect of inflammation following a rapid discontinuation. Like any surgery, healing takes some time.
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