Cataract Surgery for diabetic patient

  • Country:

    USA (United States of America)

  • Age:

    76

  • Gender:

    Female

  • Do you suffer from pre-existing illnesses in the eye:

    No

  • Did you perform any surgery for the eyes:

    Yes

    Cataract Surgery In right eye
  • Do you use any eye drops:

    No

  • Do you wear lenses or glasses:

    No

  • Do you suffer from any diseases in the body:

    Yes

    Diabetes Mellitus
 

Question

 

 

 

Hi,

My mom is 76 years old and she has diabetes. She had cataract surgery on the right eye in January 2012 but still gets teary eyes and it hurts her.

Now she needs surgery on the left eye because now shes unable to see clear

Thanks

 

Answer

 

 

 

Thanks for your Question
 
You should check the intraocular pressure in the right eye which sometimes can get high after cataract surgery. Also dry eyes in duabetic patients who had cataract surgery is very common and it is manifested as excessive tearing and foreign body and burning sensation.
 
Web Eye Clinic
 



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