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Am a high myope w/astigmatism od in need of cataract extraction w/iol. Should I have both eyes done at same time?

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Separate

Sequential cataract surgery is rarely done.
To have both cataracts removed, they both would have to qualify for surgery, then separate the surgeries at least one to two weeks apart or longer to assure proper recovery and acceptable vision outcome.

In brief: Separate

Sequential cataract surgery is rarely done.
To have both cataracts removed, they both would have to qualify for surgery, then separate the surgeries at least one to two weeks apart or longer to assure proper recovery and acceptable vision outcome.
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