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Had cataract laser surgery in both eyes two years. Still

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suffer from pain. The cornea...
Had cataract laser surgery in both eyes two years. Still suffer from pain. The cornea becomes red, it seems both ayes are inflamed. When this happens, the eye, whichever hurts at the time, starts watering. Opening the eye lid becomes difficult. Cannot read at that time. Have had all kinds of test to no satisfaction. Using Mexidex each night which helps.
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Is your eyelid swollen at all?
Customer: 2 years. Eyelid not swollen but find difficult to open the eye at that time.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have been diabetic for the last 30 years. Diabetic control is not very goos. Also had a triple bypass heart surgery 13 years ago. Blood pressure is in control but I am still taking 30mg of Olmetec plus each day.
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Eye Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 1 year ago
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Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

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Eye Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 1 year ago

any other medical issues?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Where will I find your response?
Eye Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 1 year ago

Do you have a picture?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Not of when the pain and redness in the eye is at its worst.
Eye Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 1 year ago

what does the eye doctor say?

sounds like uveitis

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Can not figure out what it is. Seen several ophthalmologists for second opinions to no avail.
Eye Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 1 year ago

I will opt out for Dr. Rick

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Eye Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago
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HI

I am a board certified doctor here to answer questions for education and information.

Any history or allergies?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
See if you can help.
Eye Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

Have you had allergy testing?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Has had an allergy test. Affects my breathing.....allergic to dust, mold, perfumes etc.
Eye Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

OK

So, with negative opthalmology exams [everything seems normal otherwise, and with the fact that the medicine that helps is an anti-allergy/anti-inflammatory, this might be due to allergies at this point.

I would discuss this with the eye doctor, and with an allergist.

Sometimes one can be de-sensitized to some allergies, with benefit.

Please let me know if you have further questions.

Otherwise, please click a positive on the rating scale at the top of the page [we are paid based on positive ratings.].

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