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Question:
I have mild cataracts. Can I get LASIK while having cataracts?

Answer:
LASIK complicates the calculation of the power for the replacement intraocular lens used for cataract surgery. Therefore, it may be advisable to avoid LASIK if one has a cataract.

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

Categories: Cataracts, Eye Surgery, Vision Correction

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Answered: May 17, 2013

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