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Experience:  30 years experience treating patients with eye problems
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I need cataract surgery and am very depressed and anxious and

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I need cataract surgery and am very depressed and anxious and have been
crying very much as if my heart is about to break. My blood pressure is up and also I am taking anxiety medicine. My surgery is scheduled for April 30. Tell me what I can do to calm down so I can have the surgery? Hope to hear from you soon! Also last time I paid 38 2 times and did not get an answer. Hope to hear from you soon! Shirley

Dr. Tom : Hi, I'm online now and would be happy to help you with your question. Just reply and we'll get started. Dr. Tom
Dr. Tom : Hi Shirley,I am so sorry you had trouble getting an answer. I will be happy to try to help you.
Dr. Tom : Please give me some idea why you are so scared to have your cataract fixed?
Dr. Tom : The screen says you are typing, but I wonder if you are waiting to hear from me.

Did you see my question ? Can you give me an answer Please I am desperateI am scared of eye surgery because it is dangerous Are you still on


I am waiting to hear from you

Dr. Tom : Oops, you gave me a poor rating before we could even get started. Did you mean to do that?

No please answer my question

Dr. Tom : Yes, I saw your question and was ready to try to help you with an answer. If you would like me to so that please remove the poor rating so that we can go forward.

Iam wait

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Shirley, we have switch to the question and answer format. Please continue to ask me anything else that you would like.

Hello again Shirley,

I hope you were satisfied with my reply to your questions and fears about cataract surgery coming up on April 30.

Please let me know if there is anything further I can help you with.

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