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Old 06-16-2014, 03:22 AM   #31
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"Old people need cataract surgery, not me". Mom will be 72 in a couple of months, but she ain't old!!!! Just ask her!!!
I am quite a bit younger than your Mom. I think I am waaaay to young for needing cataract surgery. But I know my vision is quite impaired in my left eye. I am hoping for 20/20 after the surgery.
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Are you stark raving crazy? Get yourself to the eye doctor and follow up on your eye situation. As a diabetic, you should be going for a dilated eye exam EVERY YEAR. Your eyesight is absolutely to be protected so you don't lose your vision. I beg you, get to the eye doctor. Please do it.
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I am quite a bit younger than your Mom. I think I am waaaay to young for needing cataract surgery. But I know my vision is quite impaired in my left eye. I am hoping for 20/20 after the surgery.

I had both eyes done when I was 57. Chances are you have 20/20 or better. If the problem is just the lens, implants will fix everything. If you also have corneal issues, like corneal astigmatism or corneal cataracts, then a corneal transplant might also be needed.
If glaucoma is present, that needs to be corrected before surgery.



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Only thing bad is, since my Glasses were redone last year, the one time since that I had one of my Springfields out to make sure it had not lost zero the Chipmunk at 800 yds was waving at me And sticking out his tongue!! I said Darn I need better binoculars or a less powerful Scope!!!


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