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I had trabeculectomies in 2001 and 2005 to treat glaucoma. The blebs are in great shape. I’m considering cataract surgery—is there a risk that the surgery will disturb the blebs?
Unfortunately, there is a risk that cataract surgery can disturb your filtering bleb and its function in controlling your glaucoma. This is a very important question and I feel that it would be better for you to discuss the exact risk with your ophthalmologist (Eye M.D.).
Answered by: Wayne Bizer, DO
Answered: Dec 19, 2013
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