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Question:
Can I have cataract surgery if I am allergic to mercury?

Answer:
Yes, you can have cataract surgery to remove your cloudy lens(es), but be sure that your ophthalmologist knows about all your allergies and medications.

Answered by: Charles P. Wilkinson, MD  Dr. Charles P. Wilkinson

Categories: Cataracts, Eye Surgery

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Answered: Mar 14, 2014

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