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Aug 8, 2019 · scarring after cataract surgery in Eye Conditions

Thanks for the responses.
History: Suspect glaucoma for past 30 years under control using drops and lasik. Cataract surgery on both eyes a few years ago followed by detached retina which was repaired successfully. Presently have posterior capsule opacificatiion PCO in both eyes. Still able to see well enough to drive and use the computer but advised by opthamologist to have YAG Laser Capsulotomy but hesitate because of the risk factors which include:

Elevation of IOP (Intraocular Pressure
Cystoid Masular Edema (swelling of the center of the retina)
Retinal detachment
IOL pitting
Cornea edema
Endophthalmitis (result is loss of vision)

Has anyone experienced any of these?

Aug 7, 2019 · scarring after cataract surgery in Eye Conditions

I have been disagnosed as having second cataracts "Posterior Capsular Opacification ( PCO)" for which the opthamologist wants to use YAG laser to make a hole in the posterior lens. I have researched the procedure and find there are many risks in having this done. Has anyone else faced this decision?

Jul 9, 2019 · Eye problems with treatment? in MAC & Bronchiectasis

I am looking for anyone who have experienced "second cataracts" a couple of years after the original cataracts removed. The doctor wants to use laser to deal with them but I am concerned because I have already had a detached retina repair done on one eye after laser was used to reduce pressure as I also have suspect glaucoma.

Mar 19, 2019 · scarring after cataract surgery in Eye Conditions

Was this done in the doctor's offices?

Mar 19, 2019 · scarring after cataract surgery in Eye Conditions

I have scarring after having cataract surgery and the doctor wants to remove it using laser. Has anyone had this done and what was the result?

Jan 19, 2019 · New to the world of Hypertension Meds in Heart & Blood Health

A previous doctor prescribed the bp meds 12 hours apart and that seems to have kept the pressure under control. The routine is Atenolol at 6 a.m. followed by eye drops Brimonidine and then 1 p.m and 9 p.m. The next one, Tomolol after 6:05 a.m. The third one. Zioptan. after 9:05 pm followed afterward by eye lubricant to keep the eye moist during sleep. I guess there might be some interaction between the bp med and eye drops but I am only aware of it in the morning.