The patient was instructed in cataract surgery need to wear an eye shield at night for 2 to 6 weeks to avoid eye injury, warn that depth perception may be lost and 50% of peripheral vision will be lost because of the eye patch. The patient was advised to avoid falls by turning the head fully to the affected side to view objects. The patient was taught to use up-and-down head movements to judge stairs and oncoming objects and to move slowly. The patient was recommended to wear dark glasses during the day to avoid pupil constriction and glare.
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