Had Retinal Detachment surgery 4 wks. ago. Having distored, grainy, blurred vision. Anyone have it?

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Had cataract surgery a yr. ago. Results weren't what I was told to expect. Had PCO, laser done on right eye 6 wks. later. That's when things started getting worse. Vision more blurred, black curtain coming down in upper part of my eye. Was told it was the edge of my 2 pce lens he put in because he ruptured my capsule and couldn't insert the IOL. Use a pcs IOL.

Finally my eye got so bad, seen another eye Dr. sent me a Retinal specialist that same day. He wanted to operate the next day but no space. So did it the following day. Now almost 4 wks and still very blurred vision. Close up craft work is almost impossible. Things are distorted, grainy, things that are supposed to be straight are wavy. Have an appt. on the 20th of Dec. Really worried I'll be told this is as good as it'll get. Has anyone had Retinal Detachment surgery? What was the outcome. How is the vision now. Appreciate any response.

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    I am a former retinal detachment patient, which underwent a Mac off situation. This occurred a few years ago.

    The graininess you describe does get a bit more smoothened out over time. Replacing the natural lens with an artificial one, seemed to have further cleared that specific symptom up.

    The metamorphopsia you are experiencing does get a bit more smoothened out over time c/o neuro-adaptation; never truly alleviated; this is permanent, in my case, due to Mac off.

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