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failed cataract surgery
On 2/22/11 I went in for right eye cataract removal.  Apparently, the cornea thickness was uneven and the blade
went too deep?  I had a fluid leak and a suture placed and the removal of cataract cancelled.  I have a history of right eye ROP, extreme nearsightedness, astigmatism, prior retinal hemorhage, presbyopia.  4 days post op, I have developed pain on the lower eye, pain around the orbit, slight decrease in already poor vision and light sensitivity.
I called the on-call physician and he recommended artificial tears.  Something is wrong here, and I don't know what to do.  Can you please advise.  Thank you.  
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You need to be examined right away.  This could be the sign of an infection or high pressure in the eye.  This is urgent so I hope you have already been to the doctor today.  If you can't get in to see your doctor, find a different ophthalmologist.  DO NOT DELAY.

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Thank you for your reply.  I am switching to another opthalmologist and will see what they have to say.  I appreciate your response.  
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