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Could my narrow angle glaucoma improve if I had cataract surgery?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Yes

The lens: usually clear, behind iris & like "pillow in a pillowcase.
" Lens can get cloudy/white=Cataract & can affect VA. If significant or causing narrow angles, surgery may be indicated:Cataract is # 1 cause of preventable blindness in world. Cataract surgery is the most common surgery performed in world & US. Complication risk very low; best time in history to have CS: eyedoc2020.blogspot.com

In brief: Yes

The lens: usually clear, behind iris & like "pillow in a pillowcase.
" Lens can get cloudy/white=Cataract & can affect VA. If significant or causing narrow angles, surgery may be indicated:Cataract is # 1 cause of preventable blindness in world. Cataract surgery is the most common surgery performed in world & US. Complication risk very low; best time in history to have CS: eyedoc2020.blogspot.com
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