Question: I have a question about what type of eye specialist we need. I have a daughter that had cataract surgery and had a lens implant put in about one year ago. I am now seeing a discolored film developing on the eye. My question is what is the best type of eye doctor to help with this? What type of eye doctor specializes in this type of condition?
Answer: Chances are that your daughter's Ophthalmologist or Cataract Surgeon will be able to diagnose the condition you are observing on the outside of the eye. If you would be more comfortable seeking an opinion from someone who is a specialist in external diseases of the eye, most Corneal Specialists also have specialized training in external eye diseases and would be well suited to evaluating the condition. You can check the credentials of many Cataract Surgeons and will find that they also are Corneal Specialists.
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