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Question:
Can you have cataract surgery after filtration surgery?

Answer:
Absolutely, as filtration surgery for glaucoma is done at the front chamber of the eye and will not interfere with the cataract surgery or lens implant.

Answered by: Jeffrey Whitman, MDDr. Jeffrey Whitman

Categories: Cataracts, Glaucoma, Eye Surgery

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Answered: Feb 26, 2013

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