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Is scleritis a complication of retinal detachment surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had numerous eye operations over the last five months. It all started when an aggressive infection invaded my eye several days after a fairly routine trabeculectomy. I have been seeing a cornea specialist and a retina specialist on a regular basis since then. The ocular lens ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Shachi Dwivedi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from scleritis. It is common in post retinal detachment surgery. I would advise the following medication: Moxifloxacin eye drops plus dexamethasone four times a day. Homatropine eye drops three times a day. Nepafenac eye drops three times a day. T...  Read Full »

Is laser capsulotomy advisable for PCO eye?

Query: Hi doctor, Nine years ago, I have had phacoemulsification and IOL implant on my left eye. Post surgery, I developed acute steroid induced ocular hypertension, which was resolved with IV drug treatment. Fast forward, I developed open angle glaucoma in both eyes and I am undergoing trabeculectomy for ...  Read Full »


Dr. David J Mathew

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the detailed description of your diagnosis. From what you have described, you had undergone LASIK in the right eye, which has an uncontrolled intraocular pressure (IOP) on medical treatment. For this you plan for a combined trabeculectomy and cataract surger...  Read Full »

How to correct my short-sight?

Query: Hi doctor, I have undergone trab surgery for glaucoma nine years back. I did not have short-sightedness before the surgery. But after the surgery, I had to use glasses. Presently, I am having a power of around six for the lens. Is there anything that can be done to control this short sight? Is ther...  Read Full »


Dr. Gargi M Apte

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think short sight cannot be controlled. But, you can do LASIK if all the requirements are set for your eyes. For further queries consult an eye care ophthalmologist online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/eye-care-ophthalmologist  Read Full »

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