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A 46-year-old member asked:

i have cataracts and corneal scarring 10 years after laser surgery. what to do if difficult to remove cataracts?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
See an opthalmogist: You can still get surgery as the lens will replace the damaged areas.
Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Eye surgery: Cataract surgery is usually not a problem unless the scarring is severe and dense. If the corneal scarring is severe, you may need a corneal transplant. I would recommend seeing a corneal specialist.
Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Surgery: If the corneal scarring is not bad, the cataracts can most likely be operated on and your vision improve. All this needs to be determined by the eye surgeon.

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