I have coronary artery disease and take aspirin everyday I will be having eye surgery soon and my eye doctor wants me to discontinue the aspirin for a week before surgery I am not on any other blood thinners is this safe?
Aspirin. Determination should be made by your cardiologist. Most cataract surgeries can be done without stopping aspirin.
I have coronary artery disease and will be having eye surgery soon my eye doctor wants me to stop the aspirin for a week before surgeon wants me to?
Discuss with doctor. Cataract surgery can be done while taking aspirin, but like all incisional surgeries, the risk of bleeding is increased. In my practice, i ask the patients who are taking Aspirin to discuss stopping it with the doctor who prescribes it. We then go with that doctor's recommendation. Read more...