The Doctor Game: Cataract surgery not always needed

The Doctor Game: Cataract surgery not always needed
“Ms. X” simply believed she needed reading glasses, but was told by an optometrist that she required cataract surgery. She remarks, “I hesitated, so he sent me to an ophthalmologist for a second opinion. He also agreed that surgery was needed …
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Cataract Surgery – Doctor’s Gift of Light
After being elbowed in the eye and developing a cataract, Thabo Ramushu was forced to write his matric exams with minimal vision. Ramushu wrote his exam in 2014, despite having sight in only his one eye. He passed his exams regardless. Today he is …
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But doctor, why are we talking about cataracts when I have glaucoma?
For patients who have pseudoexfoliation, there are additional advantages to earlier cataract surgery when zonules are not as weak and cataracts not as dense that decrease the risk of complications. In AACG, there is growing research to use cataract …
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