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I had cataract surgery almost a week ago and was told in my 1 day post op appt that everything looks perfect. I don't feel that way though. I have never worn contacts or glasses so don't have anything to compare it to but my daughter asked me if I felt like I was looking through a fish bowl. That is exactly what it feels like. Was told that it would go away when my dialated eyes went back to normal but it has been 5 days and I still see the same way. it is very uncomfortable and don't feel like I can see any better. My vision is clearer but feel like I am walking around with a magnifying glass in my eye (or looking through water) and have to be careful where I walk. Is this normal and is it possible that the lens flipped when it was put into my eye and not noticed?

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It is unlikely the lens flipped.

You need to remember that you're eye is healing. It underwent significant trauma. I think you'll just need to give it a little more time.

When is your next followup?
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