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Question:
Should cataract surgery be performed when Fuchs' dystrophy is also present? Or is it advisable to do surgery for both at the same time?

Answer:
This is an impossible question to answer without knowing specific details. In general, if your ophthalmologist believes that the cornea can tolerate the cataract surgery, the single operation (cataract surgery) should be performed.

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

Categories: Cataracts, Eye Surgery

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