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Question:
Any problems that may be caused by undergoing cataract surgery after LASIK?

Answer:
Assuming that the cornea has healed normally after LASIK and has normal shape or topography, there is no problem performing cataract surgery after LASIK and this sequence of procedures is becoming more common. However, it can be harder to pick the exact lens implant power for the eye due to the previous surgery, and enhancement touchups—often using laser surgery—are not uncommon.

Answered by: Jeffrey Whitman, MDDr. Jeffrey Whitman

Categories: Cataracts, Vision Correction

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Answered: Aug 06, 2012

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