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Question:
I had cataract surgery recently and now I'm told I have a detached retina. Could a mini-stroke have caused this?     

Answer:
Unfortunately, retinal detachment will follow cataract surgery on rare occasions. It is not related to a mini-stroke.

Answered by: Paul Sternberg Jr., MD Dr. Paul Sternberg

Categories: Eye Surgery, Cataracts

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