I had my left eye done on 8/31 and they had trouble getting a measurement on the eye because the cataract was so bad. She had to use as she put it, the second machine which used what looked like a clear suction cup (I know it wasn't) that she put right against my eye. I think there was a red light in the middle (my eye was completely clouded over so I couldn't see that well) then she flooded my eye with a saline solution. She commented she did get a good measurement. The day after surgery my eye checked 20/80 and a week after it checked 20/50 which it also checked on 9/22, which I guess is as good as it's going to get. But the one thing I can't understand, is I can be 12 inches from the screen on my laptop and the writing is as sharp as a tack but when I get seven or eight feet from something like the clock in the microwave the letters start to blur. I didn't get the implant that gives the equivalent of having bifocals, so I asked the doctor about this on 9/22. She said that maybe because they had to use the second machine to measure the eye that the implant might give me closer to 20/20 close up vision and the 20/50 far vision. Has anyone heard of this or maybe they didn't get a good measurement and just don't want to admit it?Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
Know the five types of psoriasis and how to spot flares.
Newer diabetes treatments can suppress appetite and aid weight loss.
Try these tips to get your salivary glands back into action.
Constipation is a common side effect of opioid and narcotic pain medicines.
Is it sensitive skin or something else?