I had surgery on right eye one month ago and left eye last week. I now have a mono lense in both eyes. My visionis 20/20 in right eye and 20/25 in left eye but now I am getting flutterig in both eyes. It is very upsetting to me and I am having a hard time adjusting. The doc says it will go away and the brain will accept it. I am beginning to think that this won't happen because I am not seeing any changes. Has anyone gone through this and it has gon away?
My right eye was a month ago and left 1 week ago. I don't see any changes in right eye either. I had mono lenses inserted and my own lense removed an cataracts removed. Both eyes are flickering the same and the doc never said I would have to wear glasses. That would not bother me if the flickering went away. It is making me sick to my stomach and I want to sit in the dark. Florescent lighting at stores and in my kitchen are the worst. Doctor says give it time. I am panicing I know. But I just don't see it changing. I so appreciate your reponse. My doctor will see me in less than 2 weeks and he feels I will be ready to graduate that means he will no longer need to see me. I wish I never did this.
I forgot to say that the flickering is at the far edges of each eye and I see the shadow of the implanted lense. I feel like I have binocular vision and if I cover the edges of each eye the flickering is alot less and I am comfortable. Thanks again for responding....feel like I am so alone in this.
You may be experiencing dysphotopsia. Positive dysphotopsia is an arc of light toward the temporal side (towards you ear verses the nose). Negative dysphotopsia is a shadow in the same location. This may not get better. Google it.
I agree with you I wish I had never had I.O.L.'s implanted in my eyes either. It has been more than a year and nothing is better. I have some blurry vision, flickering lights that remind me of staring at a ceiling fan. Low light vision is bad also high light. I have no clear, near vision and have to have reading glasses to do or see anything within 24" of my eyes. My eyes also become tired easily and I have floater's and spiderwebs. It has been a nightmare since day one. I have my 4th opinion from a U of M specialist coming up in 2 weeks. It has cost me thousands of dollars and I could see better and was much happier before the surgery even though I wore glasses for nearsightedness and had cataracts. I also feel desperate and alone. chickenpotpie
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