Ask an Eye M.D. Answer Archive

Please read our important medical disclaimer.

Approximately eight weeks after cataract surgery I flew to Europe via Singapore. When we got off the plane in Singapore, I had double vision which subsided after about 40 minutes. When I got off the next flight in Barcelona the same double vision occurred but lasted about 30 minutes. Is this something I will experience each time I take a long distance flight?

This may relate to fatigue, but is not a side effect of having a cataract removed. You need to be evaluated by your eye physician.

Answered by: David F. Chang, MD Dr. David F. Chang

Categories: Cataracts, Eye Surgery

Have a question that hasn't been answered yet? Ask it!

Answered: Oct 14, 2013

Pop needs to be configured.