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My opthamologist wants to cauterize a red vein on my sclera. Is this safe?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

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I am guessing you have a vein that is unsightly or perhaps bleeds a little too much.
Cauterizing this will prevent the bleeding or eliminate the vein. Cautery is one of several ways to deal with this. It is superficial and should be safe.

In brief: Should be

I am guessing you have a vein that is unsightly or perhaps bleeds a little too much.
Cauterizing this will prevent the bleeding or eliminate the vein. Cautery is one of several ways to deal with this. It is superficial and should be safe.
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