I had cataract surgery 3 1/2 weeks ago. At that time they noticed a PCO, most likely caused by previous vitrectomy. My monofocal lens was supposed to be set for distance vision. However, I am having continued myopia with focus about an arms length. The swelling in the eye from surgery is gone and the doctor thinks it could be the PCO causing the lens to be positioned too far forward. My quandary is that the PCO can be removed but once that is done, there is no chance of doing a lens exchange. So if the lens does not shift posteriorly, I will be stuck with intermediate distance vision in my dominant eye. What is the likelihood of the PCO causing the myopia? And if removed would the lens then shif to where it’s supposed to be.
Additionally the doctor placed a different lens than I had requested. He placed a SA60WF, I had requested a ZCB00. I was worried about glistening associated with the Alcon lens and the resulting possible decreased contrast sensitivity. Additionally, there were a number of other factors that made the ZCB00 sound like a better quality lens. He is willing to do a lens exchange but I don’t know if it’s worth the risk.
Lastly, I guess an option is to see what happens after the PCO removal and then have LASIK done if necessary. I wanted to be able to drive without glasses. The glare on the spectacle lens bothers me so much.