The timing of cataract surgery is generally a personal choice depending upon your level of tolerance for blurry vision. In cases of retinal disease, such as diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration, there are few other concerns that may affect the timing of surgery.
Eye drops for macular degeneration? Eye drops for diabetic retinopathy? Everyone wants the magic drop to cure everything. While there are many drops for many diseases, there won't be any for your retina.