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My side vision on both eyes has a dark line or shadow - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2014
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User:I had cataract surgery and my side vision on both eyes has a dark line or shadow
Doctor:May I know when you had this cataract surgery?
User:R eye March 2013,, left eye oct 2013
Doctor:Can you describe the position of this dark line/shadow?
Doctor:how bid is it?
Doctor:and is it on the outer side of the vision or the nose side?
User:outer side
User:Running north to south
User:blocks side vision
Doctor:was it present from immediately after the surgery or has it happened recently?
Doctor:if recently, then how recently?
User:After surgery
Doctor:and is it present all the time?
User:75 % of the time
Doctor:you mean, you noticed these black lines soon after the surgery?
Doctor:moving your head or shaking causes these lines to appear and disappear, am I right?
Doctor:I suspect the problem is the lens hook coming in the way of your vision
User:Rt eye is 25 % left eye 75%
Doctor:you mean, it obstructs 75% of your vision in the left eye?
User:that would seem right the lens has shifted
Doctor:I suspect the same
Doctor:the lens seems to have shifted
User:just the perifable ?? spelling
Doctor:Peripheral vision
User:thank you
Doctor:Yes, that can happen if the lens gets shifted
Doctor:You can wait and watch
User:I have appointment this coming Monday with surgeon
Doctor:if it gets any worse, then you will need to see an eye doctor who can fix this
Doctor:That is good
User:thank you for your time
Doctor:You are most welcome
User:Good bye
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