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can i have the surgery done again if they put the wrong lens

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can i have the surgery done again if they put the wrong lens in?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.

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Yes. If the wrong power lens was placed inside your eye it can be removed and a new one put in. This does, of course, entail all the same risks that you faced with the initial surgery along with some aspects of technical difficulties in safely ex-planting the old lens. That being said the vast majority of cataracts surgeons are highly skilled at this procedure.

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However, since you are not even 3 week post op with your first eye and barely one week out from your second surgery I would consul patience at this point. Let things heal up and settle down, perhaps things will improve.

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Does this make sense to you?

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Lens exchange surgery can be done at anytime. From what you have told me I would not rush into it right now.

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Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.
Let me know if there are there any other concerns or issues you would like to discuss on this topic.
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.
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