Hi. I'm online and happy to answer your question today.
It sounds like you have cystoid macular edema that occurred after your cataract surgery.
There are a number of treatments available if the ketorolac and topical steroid drops are not working for you.
Are you available to chat?
Hi. Welcome to chat.
Are you being followed by your surgeon or an optometrist at this point?
Are you there?
What are some other treatments?
First, I would suggest an OCT, or since I'm old fashioned and a retina subspecialist, a flourescein angiogram, to evaluate you macula at this point.
Depending what is found, I would consider an intraocular injection of long acting steroid (kenalog), possibly laser treatment, perhaps intraocular injection of an anti-VEGF compound (still not mainstream treatment....) and, if none of this worked, a vitrectomy with or without steroids.
Who is treating you now? An ophthalmologist or an optometrist?
I am seeing a specialist dealing with this condition but doesn"t seem to have time to give much information. Also am taking warfarin daily which may have him reconsidering steroid.
I would not let the use of warfarin bother me in treating you. So, you are being treated by a retina specialist? If so, then you are being treated by the person best trained to deal with CME. I'm not so sure why she is being so cautious in your treatment but, of course, I do not have access to your complete clinical picture.
Does this answer your question?
Good. Glad to be of help.