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Dr. Dan B., Board Certified Ophthalmologist
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if you have drusen is there any reason why you should not have

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if you have drusen is there any reason why you should not have laser or implant surgery?

Doctor DanB : Hello and thanks for your question. Are you available to chat?
Doctor DanB : No, there is no reason that drusen should prevent you from having laser or lens surgery. It was once believe that having cataract surgery was a risk factor for drusen worsening or macular degeneration worsening, but this is no longer felt to be the case. Either of these surgeries would be fine to have done despite your drusen. 
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