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What to do for a patient after cataract surgery

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#1 Flora Rob

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Posted 03 March 2021 - 01:23 AM


Hey everyone,
 
My friend has just had cataract surgery and has to either lie on her back or sit for a few weeks at a 45-degree angle.
Huh! Yikes! What should she do to keep herself amused? Right now, she's only allowed to eat meals a few times a day from her bed for a few minutes, etc. Apart from that, she's trapped. So, she's flat on her back, bed-bound.
I've always been dreaming for the blind about podcasts/books on tape/music/books from the national library. She has a JAWS device computer (a screen reader) and access to the internet. Has anyone in this board have any ideas regarding some entertainment activities which I could offer for her. Any plans are welcome.


#2 joesixpack

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Posted 06 March 2021 - 12:59 AM

Those seem to be unusually restrictive requirements for cataract surgery.

 

I suggest Audible.com for audio books downloaded to a smartphone or computer.



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#3 YOLF

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Posted 10 March 2021 - 10:48 AM

It sounds like she also had a vitrectomy for floaters.

What kind of intraocular lens did she get?

 

I suppose I would sleep through through the ideal.






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