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Old 19th April 2019, 12:27
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Just had my second cataract operation (yesterday)all is well. Had my first one done February 12th. Dumped my distance glasses now (hooray) no more unsightly dints on the side of my nose. And funny enough I can breath better (Asthmatic) due to no pressure on my nostrils from having to wear those pesky specs.
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Old 19th April 2019, 14:38
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Mine went fine couple of years ago...next one needs doing but having bimonthly injections for diabetic macular oedema(at 950 a time for NHS),and will only do operation when course complete.
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Old 19th April 2019, 17:37
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I had mine done 2 years ago. Now the left one is collecting debris on the lens have to have it sand blasted to clean it back to wearing glasses
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Old 19th April 2019, 18:53
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My two operations where a bit tricky for the surgeon due to me acquiring 'floppy iris syndrome' caused by the medication 'Tamsulosin' that I have to take for prostrate/bladder problems. It's not the only thing that the above medication affects. All told, I am happy with the outcome. I can see the dust now.
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Old 19th April 2019, 20:47
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I had both mine done a couple of years ago, far less aggro than a tooth clean at the dentist, like anything it does have some risk, but my recommendation is, get it done.
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Old 20th April 2019, 02:49
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Got my left one done last year, went to the Dr for my annual eyesight test for my driving license, [in Aus everyone over 80 must do it or no license} I had my glasses on,he said don't think you will pass next year, I said I have been driving without my glasses for the last two months, he checked my sight without my glasses, he said you have passed and don't need glasses to drive, this after 60 years of using them to drive. I may have to have the other one done shortly, maybe I'' get a pilots job.
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Old 20th April 2019, 08:19
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Got my left one done last year, went to the Dr for my annual eyesight test for my driving license, [in Aus everyone over 80 must do it or no license} I had my glasses on,he said don't think you will pass next year, I said I have been driving without my glasses for the last two months, he checked my sight without my glasses, he said you have passed and don't need glasses to drive, this after 60 years of using them to drive. I may have to have the other one done shortly, maybe I'' get a pilots job.
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After I had my left one done, on advice I removed the lens from that side of my specs. So I was walking and driving about like that for two months until I had my right eye done. Don't need distance glasses now.
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