I have read dozens of posts regarding the distortion of vision in periphery after cataract or RLE surgery. For me it is like walking around looking through a camera and the camera is bouncing around. Or perhaps the distortion one sees when you drop a pebble into a still pond, but only for a tenth second or less, and mostly under bright lights. In my case, it is only visible in the lower right quadrant (right eye received nanoFlex IOL - Refractive Lens Exchange). I had the surgery 4 days ago.
This is not really a question but an information post for anyone curious. I discovered today that if I cover my untreated eye, that I can not detect the weird flickering / distortion at all. In direct sunlight, or anywhere else, both eyes open it is clearly noticeable and covering the good eye, I cannot detect it at all. My thinking is this is some sort of synchronization thing with the brain, that the two eyes are slightly out of sync and this will go away at some point. I've not read or found anyone else that has tried this or mentioned it.
I am not familiar with the Nanoflex IOL. Many of the visual symptoms with multifocal implants do resolve with time, as the brain adapts to the new vision. Give it some more time but if you are not happy, see your surgeon or seek out a second opinion.
Copyright 1994-2018MedHelp.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Vitals Consumer Services, LLC.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.