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Question:
I'm pregnant and have cataracts and retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). Could my vision get worse as my pregnancy progresses?

Answer:
Vision during pregnancy fluctuates for many different reasons. As long as you have a healthy pregnancy your cataracts and your ROP should not progress. Depending on what type of ROP you had and how it was managed, there are always concerns with the retinal status if you have a vaginal delivery. Please discuss all of these issues with your retina specialist and your general ophthalmologist.

Answered by: Eduardo C. Alfonso, MD Alfonso_E_75px

Categories: General Eye Health; Cataracts; Eye Diseases

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Answered: Feb 27, 2013

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