Question: Will the halos after cataract surgery and lens implants go away?
Answer: You do not state the length of time the length it has been since your Cataract Surgery and Lens Implants nor do you identify the type of Lens Implant that was used to correct your vision thus it is difficult to share too many specific thoughts. In general, some patients do experience halos after Cataract Surgery during the initial few weeks or months as they adapt to the new vision and optics of the Lens Implant. Some types of Lens Implants such as Multifocal Lens Implants for correcting far, near and arm's length vision are reported to cause more halo effect than others due to their design. Even with these lenses, over time the disturbance becomes minimal for most patients. There are instances when the posterior capsule of the crystalline lens becomes opacified, that patients may also complain of glare and haloes. Thus in these cases the halo may actually become worse over time. So, depending on how long it has been since your Cataract operation and what type of Lens Implant has been used, the answer could vary. The best thing to do is to bring the presence of haloes to the attention of your Cataract Surgeon so they can identify the cause and give you a specific answer.
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