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73 yr old male with vision in one eye.. Have cataract that is impacting life style. Is it worth the risk for surgery and is laser surgery preferred?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology

In brief: Cataract Surgery Ris

Depending on other risk factors (length of eye: if very short; history of other eye, h/o trauma, diabetes, on aspirin, flomax, (tamsulosin) general health, etc) cataract surgery is generally very safe and recommended in monocular (have vision in 1 eye only) pts.
LENSX/Laser intralase surgery is generally the best option as it decreases many post operative issue/risks.

In brief: Cataract Surgery Ris

Depending on other risk factors (length of eye: if very short; history of other eye, h/o trauma, diabetes, on aspirin, flomax, (tamsulosin) general health, etc) cataract surgery is generally very safe and recommended in monocular (have vision in 1 eye only) pts.
LENSX/Laser intralase surgery is generally the best option as it decreases many post operative issue/risks.
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Yes

Cataract surgery is really very easy now.

In brief: Yes

Cataract surgery is really very easy now.
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