Why is my vision still blurry after cataract surgery?

Sometimes after surgery, blood vessels in the retina leak. As fluid collects in your eye, it blurs your vision. Your doctor will treat it with eye drops, and it could take weeks or months to heal. It usually gets completely better.

What is ghosting after cataract surgery?

Ghosting vision or double vision, also more properly known as diplopia, is a condition that occurs when your eyes that normally work together start to see two slightly different images. Double vision occurs when these two different images cause you to see them transposed next to each other.

What are symptoms of scar tissue after cataract surgery?

Some call this scar tissue a “secondary cataract.” It is not a new cataract, but rather, scar tissue growing across your implanted lens. This can cause your vision to become blurry again – similar to before you had your original cataract surgery.

What causes a haze after cataract surgery?

Posterior capsule opacification occurs when certain residual cells grow on the back of the lens capsule. This cell growth causes the capsule to become somewhat opaque and hazy. As a result, light cannot travel through your eye properly.

What causes flickering after cataract surgery?

Many people experience a scratchy feeling for a week or two after surgery. As the new lens settles into position many people will notice shimmering or flickering of vision, which is normal.

Is fluttering normal after cataract surgery?

It is normal for the vision to be blurry, foggy, cloudy, or fluctuating for a few days following surgery. You may also notice some shimmering, flickering, fluttering or a half-moon temporally which is also normal and may take a few weeks to resolve.

Can see edge of lens after cataract surgery?

Another example of a cataract surgery complication is a malpositioned or dislocated intraocular lens. You may see the edge of the lens implant, or you may even develop double vision. If the intraocular lens becomes too badly dislocated, your visual acuity could decrease substantially.

What are the most common problems after cataract surgery?

Problems after surgery are rare, but they can take place. These issues can include infection, bleeding, inflammation (pain, redness, swelling), loss of vision, double vision, and high or low eye pressure. With prompt medical attention, these issues can generally be treated successfully. Post cataract surgery complications include:

What to expect after cataract surgery – what to expect?

Complications – What to Expect After Cataract Surgery? Problems after surgery are rare, but they can take place. These issues can include infection, bleeding, inflammation (pain, redness, swelling), loss of vision, double vision, and high or low eye pressure.

Can cataracts come back after cataract surgery?

Once a cataract is removed, it doesn’t come back. During cataract surgery, your surgeon will remove the cloudy natural lens of your eye (the cataract) and replace it with a clear intraocular lens (IOL) implant.

How safe is cataract surgery?

Cataract surgery is very safe. One study of more than 221,000 cataract surgery patients showed that 99.5% of the patients had no serious complications following their procedure.