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What should I anticipate during a cataract operation?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Cataract. surgery

For cataract surgery, patient is in a dream state due to anesthesia so they do not remember much.
The surgery takes 5-10 minutes and most patients have no pain whatsoever.

In brief: Cataract. surgery

For cataract surgery, patient is in a dream state due to anesthesia so they do not remember much.
The surgery takes 5-10 minutes and most patients have no pain whatsoever.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: To be relaxed!

Today's cataract procedure takes 5-10 minutes.
The procedure is painless, some people experience a little pressure. Most all my patients respond that day or the day after how easy it was and can not believe they worried about it, "the dentist is 10x worse". I also had to go to the waiting area after surgery once and convince the patient that we were all finish.

In brief: To be relaxed!

Today's cataract procedure takes 5-10 minutes.
The procedure is painless, some people experience a little pressure. Most all my patients respond that day or the day after how easy it was and can not believe they worried about it, "the dentist is 10x worse". I also had to go to the waiting area after surgery once and convince the patient that we were all finish.
Dr. Michael Ham
Dr. Michael Ham
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