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Is eye swelling normal after cataract operation?

Hi My Mom got operated apr 2nd (cataract)..Operation: phacoemulsification.. Her vision is good till today morn arp 10 and we had a check up on apr 8th but suddendly she says tat her vision is too bad..we gone for a checkc up and they said the eyes are swollen inside.. can anyone tell me is it a normal problem or how long will it take to get the vision back ????
Mon, 1 Sep 2014
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Normally it should not happen. they must have given steroid and antibiotic drop which should be continued. you can wait for 2days.then you can go for a checkup.
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