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I had cataract surgery and a mono lens implant on my left eye three weeks ago. Since then I have been disoriented and nauseous. My right eye is almost 20/20 and I have not done surgery in that eye yet. I had to get stronger reading glasses after the surgery. What is making me so nauseous? After a day of working on the computer, I want to vomit.
The difference in correction from the distance eye to the now near eye may be a bit much for you to handle — about two diopters is all that most can tolerate. See where you are with your eye doc and if there is too much difference, consider LASIK to bring the eyes a bit closer together (less nearsighted in the mono near eye).
Answered by: Jeffrey Whitman, MD
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Answered: Apr 04, 2013
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