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Any reasons to delay cataract surgery if slightly hazy, 64 and good insurance now?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Disability ?

You should have cataract surgery when you are visually disabled.
I understand your insurance situation, and it might prompt you to proceed sooner than later, but even though routine cataract surgery is very safe, there are some risks involved in any surgery that you must consider. A surgeon that you trust should be able to guide you.

In brief: Disability ?

You should have cataract surgery when you are visually disabled.
I understand your insurance situation, and it might prompt you to proceed sooner than later, but even though routine cataract surgery is very safe, there are some risks involved in any surgery that you must consider. A surgeon that you trust should be able to guide you.
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No reason to wait

Cataract surgery is elective, meaning that you can have it done when you are ready.
If your vision is poor and it is due to the cataracts, you certainly have no reason to wait. In fact, once it is determined that cataract is the cause for your vision difficulties, the sooner you have the procedure, the quicker your recovery will be!

In brief: No reason to wait

Cataract surgery is elective, meaning that you can have it done when you are ready.
If your vision is poor and it is due to the cataracts, you certainly have no reason to wait. In fact, once it is determined that cataract is the cause for your vision difficulties, the sooner you have the procedure, the quicker your recovery will be!
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

If vision bothers your normal daily activities, then cataract surgery may be considered.

In brief: No

If vision bothers your normal daily activities, then cataract surgery may be considered.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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