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Dr. Richard Witlin
45 years experience LASIK Surgery
Yes: If you are taking multivitamins or similar, you can certainly stay on them if you are going to have cataract surgery.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes. It is fine.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not doing any good: At a gfr of 40 taking large dose of B12 is not doing any harm, but not doing any good either. It is just lightening your aunt's wallet.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Cobalt: There is a tiny cobalt ion in the middle of this huge molecule.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Sure: But there are many side effects. Do a web search on this.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Low risk: But bleeding, infection, blindness are some of worst.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Very Possibly: It is always difficult to answer this kind of question without knowing the details of your case. In general, If this is what you wish and no complicat ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually yes: Cataract surgery is one of the safest and most successful surgeries you can have. However, it can lead to further dryness in your eyes. Your eye condi ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Steriod: Steroid and NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs/drops) reduce and help the swelling resolve. The biggest variable is time though.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
67 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Removing an ill fitting aciol will improve edema. A well placed iol should cause no problems.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Near vision help: In monovision, one eye is set for near and one for far - usually with contact lenses. If this works, then it can be a permanent set-up with lasik whi ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
It doesn't: Affect the result of the laser, but it does help the eye become less red and irritated after the surgery.
A 70-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Glasses: Cataract surgery should clear the cloudiness. If you still have cloudy vision after cataract surgery then you either need glasses or something else i ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
No: No. Lasik is to help with refractive errors, whereas serpiginous chorioretinopathy is treated through medical approaches.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
20 years experience Ophthalmology
For cataract surgery: When we perform cataract surgery we remove the lens of the eye. In order for the patient to see the lens needs to be replaced. This lens implant is p ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Chun
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes. Medicare covers 80%, though.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pyfer
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Minimum age 18: It is most important that you have a stable refraction. Many young people continue to get more nearsighted until their mid to late 20's, especially w ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually yes: Cataract surgery is one of the safest and most successful surgeries you can have. A cataract is a dirty lens that blocks your vision. If you have a c ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience Bariatrics
May need laser: May need laser . A retina specialist should be the best person to help you
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tod Haller
15 years experience Ophthalmology
None: There is no surgery on the planet that exists without potential complications. If you want a surgery without complications, then have no surgery at al ... Read More
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A 89-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Jetrea: As long as your retinal status is stable, there should be no reason to postpone your cataract surgery.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
That's about right: Epiretinal Membrane peeling has variable visual outcomes which primarily relates to the tenacity of the membrane's attachment & the affect the mem ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes initially after transplant surgery your vision may be worse. Depending on the type fo transplant it may take anywhere from 3-12 months to recover.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: Sometimes laser vision correction is offered after cataract surgery in order to decrease dependence on glasses, but it is not required. There is anot ... Read More

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