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A 61-year-old male asked:

Is it safe to have cataract surgery with the covid-19 virus, my eye surgeon is starting to schedule them. thanks?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
COVID 19: Treatment facilities are taking extra precaustions as they start doing elective surgeries again. PPE for staff. Masks for all patients. Social distancing in lobbies. Asking COVID specific questions. Taking temperatures. Frequent disinfection. Often only having one poiint of entry or exit. Some might even ask patients to be tested. These should severe well to help safeguard patients. Good luck

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Last updated Jun 24, 2020

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