cataract and eyepiece

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dustbug
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cataract and eyepiece

#1 Post by dustbug » Wed Aug 04, 2021 10:45 am

i had to have a cataract op,which left perfect vision in that eye,BUT..when i look in an eyepiece,i can see "jelly" clumps at higher magnifications,anyone else have this problem?
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BramHuntingNematodes
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Re: cataract and eyepiece

#2 Post by BramHuntingNematodes » Wed Aug 04, 2021 1:08 pm

Oh yeah big time pretty common
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Re: cataract and eyepiece

#3 Post by MichaelG. » Wed Aug 04, 2021 3:58 pm

Getting the Köehler illumination set ‘just right’ seems to help enormously.
Things have also improved greatly since I started using Nikon CFW 12.5x/16 eyepieces on my 170mm Leitz.

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Re: cataract and eyepiece

#4 Post by LouiseScot » Thu Aug 05, 2021 8:39 pm

dustbug wrote:
Wed Aug 04, 2021 10:45 am
i had to have a cataract op,which left perfect vision in that eye,BUT..when i look in an eyepiece,i can see "jelly" clumps at higher magnifications,anyone else have this problem?
Dustbug
Yeah, I get that. Long eye relief helps :)

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EYE C U
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Re: cataract and eyepiece

#5 Post by EYE C U » Sat Aug 07, 2021 11:35 pm

YUP LOTS OF LEFTOVERS FROM AN INTERNAL BLEED. MORE ON HIGH MAG :roll:

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Re: cataract and eyepiece

#6 Post by willisvala » Wed Sep 29, 2021 7:58 am

I was surprised to write about this

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