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Can I have a cataract operation on my ninety year old dad who is also a heart patient?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Simple procedure

Yes, cataract operations have turned into simple procedures nowadays.

In brief: Simple procedure

Yes, cataract operations have turned into simple procedures nowadays.
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Dr. Deepak Raja
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Probably

Being 90 or having heart disease is not a contraindication to cataract surgery.
His cardiologist will have to give clearance for surgery however. Even if he takes blood thinners, surgery can be done with topical anesthesia.

In brief: Probably

Being 90 or having heart disease is not a contraindication to cataract surgery.
His cardiologist will have to give clearance for surgery however. Even if he takes blood thinners, surgery can be done with topical anesthesia.
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