Treatment for Complications Post Cataract Surgery in Metairie, LA

What are some complications that can result from cataract surgery?

While cataract surgery is safe and complications from cataract surgery are very rare, they do occur in less than 3% of individuals after surgery. Complications can include, but are not limited to:

  • Corneal swelling
  • Retinal detachment
  • Posterior capsule opacification (also known as a secondary cataract)
  • Bleeding
  • Floaters and eye flashes
  • Inflammation
  • Infection
  • Ocular hypertension (pressure in the eye)
  • Ptosis (droopy eyelid)
  • Dislocated ocular lens (the artificial lens placed in surgery slips out of place)

What should I do if I am experiencing complications after my cataract surgery?

Call us. Most complications are minor and will resolve with time. More serious complications may require immediate treatment.

How do I reach someone after my surgery?

We’re here to help. Call us at 504-354-9690 or fill out an appointment request form.

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From the moment your appointment is scheduled to follow-up after your treatment, our staff cares. We’ll be with you every step of the way.

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To request your appointment, fill out the form below in its entirety. We will contact you within 24-48 hours to schedule your appointment. If you have additional questions, please call us at 504-354-9690 and our staff will be glad to assist you. Thank you for choosing Budden Retina! 

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