male 77.. 12/12/12 (!) first cataract surgery - On first post-op appt couldn't see large 'E' ...so sent to retina specalist -2 days later. Had OCT/ fluorescein angiography..told all o.k.-incl. lense 'seated properly'' ....diagnosed CME. Pt did see big E & line below + thru pin-hole test at that office & rec'd 6wk long-acting steriod shot behind eye (not into eyeball)..told to stay on post -op drops......seeing him in 6 weeks. (sorry for using layman's terms) Today's visit to surgeon ( & 4 days after retina office) also saw big E...nothing more. (first post-op saw 'nothing') today surgeon stated hasn't seen CME occur 'immediately' after cataract extraction-usually not until weeks or months post-op. Of course we're frightened. Appreciate any input (maybe a crystal ball ?) Thank you in advance -View Thread
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