Question: I have a problem that has persisted for 14 months after my cataract surgery in that I have a leaking membrane-not sure where to go or what to do.
Answer: Unfortunately, from your description it is not possible to really understand what you mean by a “leaking membrane”. This could mean that there was a complication during cataract surgery and there was a rupture of the vitreous gel or it could mean that there was a subretinal neovascular membrane that formed spontaneously and leaked fluid and/or blood under the macula or any one of a number of other conditions or complications. There is no way to tell what you are referring to. That said, the most prudent course of action is to schedule a consultation fr a second opinion with an eye surgeon who is a retina specialist to determine the exact nature of the problem and what might be possible if there is a need for treatment.
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