Ophthalmology & Optometry/Few questions

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QUESTION: Hello
I have few questions to ask:
- I have vistreous detachment on right eye  ,i see floater are like a jelly fish floaters that gets in my vue. Do floaters looks like a jelly fish
- also on right eye I had cataract  sergery and inflamation. I use refrersh tears as needed it for both eyes I also use preforte 1 a day. Is the lubricant ok for my eye I had a a cataract sergery or should I use preservative free?
Last question my left eye I see a shape of floater like a sperm shape doctor said isn't nothing . What do you think? Also on my left eye i keep getting  lash inside my lower lid so I remove them with cotton tip gently. Why am I getting the lash in my eye?
Thank you

ANSWER: Lubrication is ok for your eyes and floaters can look like jelly fish, worms, cobwebs, spots, dots,  swirls, etc.  eyelashes fall out normally and so long that they don't irritate your eyes are harmless.  Dr ken

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QUESTION: Hello
On my right I had cataract sergery I start using persavative free and left eye I use lubricant refresh tears .is that ok? How can keep my eyes healthy? Like I said before I have vistreous detachment in my right and uveitis I'm only 28 what's the percentage I develop retina detachment. I'm also afraid to develop vistreous detachment in my left eye

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Yes it's perfectly ok    Vitreous detachment requires no treatment and there is no prevention of the same.  Retinal detachment on the other hand can develop in 10% of those with pvds    Keeping your eyes healthy begins with routine eye care , eating healthy, exercising , and not smoking.    Hope this helps  

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DR. KENNETH BERGER

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Any and all questions with regard to ocular ailments, eye diseases as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, etc , eye and visual sympomatology, eyeglasses, contact lenses, low or subnormal vision, pediatric vision conditions,and special and unique ailments will be discussed.

Experience

36 years of clinical experience in opticianry and therapeutic optometry. Still in private practice with special interests in vision conditions, diagnosing and treating ocular ailments, prescibing treatment plans which include medicine, eyeglasses, and contact lenses primarily. Although surgery is not within the realm of my area of expertise, I co-manage many pre and post -op surgical cases which include Lasik and PRK procedures.

Organizations
New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians American Optometric Association

Education/Credentials
B.A.,1968, Hunter College of the City University of New York B.S.,1970, Pennsylvania College of Optometry O.D.,1973, Pennsylvania College of Optometry Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Administration Certification, New Jersey 1992

Awards and Honors
Clinical Efficiency Award, 1973, Pennsylvaania College of Optometry

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