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Diagnoised w/cataract in eye previously operated on for retinal

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Diagnoised w/cataract in eye previously operated on for retinal detachment & w/beginning cataract in other eye...they wanted to schedule surgery in 3 days...complicated family schedules for next month...danger or serious problem with postponing for a month or so?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.

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There is no problem in delaying your cataract surgery at all. I wouldn't give it a second thought. Take care of family obligations and then have the surgery.

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Delay will not affect your final visual outcome in the least.

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Does this make sense to you?

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Dr. Rick :

If your surgeon presses you to rush to have your cataract surgery you might want to look around for another surgeon.....unless, of course, he can come up with a very good (and very rare) reason for the rush......

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Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.
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