I don't want to sound alarmist, but if after cataract surgery you have any symptoms, such as severe pain, reduced quick-onset vision, progressive swelling or redness of the eye, or smelly discharge from the eye after surgery, you should urgently see your eye doctor. Infections after cataract surgery are rare, but if you have one, you'll get an injection of antibiotics in your eye.
It's not uncommon for people to experience blurred or unclear vision in the days and weeks following cataract surgery. Learn more about what causes fluctuating vision after cataract surgery and how it can be treated.
Cataract surgery is a highly effective procedure that can eliminate the need for glasses or contact lenses. Learn more about when it's necessary and what costs are associated with it.