Recognising common non-urgent issues following routine cataract surgery

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Recognising common non-urgent issues following routine cataract surgery

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Guest contributor

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Optical coherence tomography showing a cross-sectional image of the retina with intraretinal cystic areas and a diagnosis of cystoid macular oedema

EYE HEALTH

This article outlines some ofthe most common, non-acute, postoperative complications of routine cataract surgery that may present in general practice

Sunny Li and Mo Ziaei

The GP’s examination of a post- operative cataract patient, Measure unaided visual acuity and visual acuity with pinhole or glasses. Note that the patient’s preoperative glasses may not be useful following cata