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Cataract Surgery

Dr. Robert Maloney believes that a well-informed patient is key to successful vision correction surgery. He wants to be sure that you fully understand what you can expect from your procedure you choose.

He wants to help you care for and preserve your eyesight in the best way possible. Here, you can find the information that you need to help you make informed choices about health care for your eyes.

Risks and Side Effects of Cataract Surgery

Normal Side Effects

For a few days after your cataract surgery you might experience a slight aching or tenderness of the eye. Only about 5 percent of patients are uncomfortable enough to take an over-the-counter pain reliever. Also normal and to be expected are itching, scratchiness, watering or dryness, and sensitivity to light.

As mentioned, you'll notice fluctuations in your vision for a few weeks or even longer, depending on the lens implanted and your own healing process. These changes should not be severe enough to interfere with your day-to-day activities.

Potential Complications During Surgery »

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