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My mother had cataract surgery in both eyes. The left eye is fine, but the right eye tears. The surgery was over a month ago and she has an appointment with her doctor in two weeks. Should I be concerned?
If her visual acuity is good, and she has no pain with the tearing, I would not be overly worried. There are several causes of tearing, and her ophthalmologist will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
Answered by: Charles P. Wilkinson, MD
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Answered: Dec 01, 2012
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