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Question:
Is it advisable to have an IOL inserted if you also have glaucoma and use Cosopt drops?

Answer:
Yes—you should still have an IOL. There is hardly ever a situation where an intraocular lens (IOL) would not be advisable for cataract surgery.

Answered by: David F. Chang, MD Dr. David F. Chang

Categories: Cataracts, Eye Surgery, Glaucoma

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Answered: Jan 14, 2013

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