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what's the treatment for catracts?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Surgical removal: No medication can treat cataracts. If they functionally obstruct the vision, see an ophthalmologist for removal. This is a highly successful and pain free procedure.
Answered on Feb 23, 2013
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