Since my cataract surgery 2 months ago, I have been losing vision, especially reading
vision. I cannot read normal print with or without reading glasses at any distance.
The distance vision is not so bad as I can see about the first 2 lines of the chart. I also
have this intermittent feeling of something sharp in my eye. (The doctor took out an eye
lash deep under my top eye lid about 5 weeks ago. This feeling stopped for 2 days but has
been back since.) I had an OCT scan done today and the doctor said I have swelling
behind my eye. He thinks it should go away after 3 months and has asked me to see
him again then. I have been given ACULAR eye drops twice a day for 3 months for the
swelling and CELLUVISC drops 4 times a day for the irritation. My
question is what can be the cause of the intermittent eye pain and will the swelling go away
with time even if I dont take the Acular drops as I dont like to take so many drops.
Before I had my OCT scan, I saw a nurse who put local anaesthetic drop into my eyes
and about 2 or 3 minutes later she put in drops to dilate the eyes. It is now nearly 5 hours and I still cant
see very well (with my good unooperated eye) and the sunlight is too strong. I am puzzled
why it is taking so long to return to normal. Is it usual after local drops and dilation drops?
many thanks for your comments.
I had both eyes cataract surgery year ago.Cataract had developed very quickly and my vision went from -5 to -15 on the right eye in 5-6 months
. I had first operation on right eye and my vision was very good for first 10 months, better than left eye. Than ( I think( I started loosing vision on right eye. Similar as when I had cataract, but not so drastic. Went to visit doctor two days ago and interior of the eye and send me to OCT, which I will have tomorrow.
Doctor didn´t answer my questions clearly, but he said it is not Retina detachment. time to time I have some pain in that eye, as well.
I am warring what can be. I know I should wait OCT, but I cannot help myself.
Thanking you in advance
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