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For how long can you have cataracts before requiring surgery?

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Forever!

Treatment for cataracts is only indicated if it is affecting you activities of daily living.
If they do not progress or cause problems you do not need surgery. Unless they cause other problems such as glaucoma, then surgery is indicated. You should be seen on routine basis by eye care specialist.

In brief: Forever!

Treatment for cataracts is only indicated if it is affecting you activities of daily living.
If they do not progress or cause problems you do not need surgery. Unless they cause other problems such as glaucoma, then surgery is indicated. You should be seen on routine basis by eye care specialist.
Dr. Michael Ham
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Dr. Terence Grogan
Family Medicine

In brief: Until vision loss

When vision is significantly impaired

In brief: Until vision loss

When vision is significantly impaired
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