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The risks of repeat surgery are perhaps lower than the original surgery because now no cataract has to be removed. In experienced hands, it is relatively easy to remove and replace the implanted lens but unfortunately, there is always a chance of infection or inflammation with ANY surgery.
Answered by: Jeffrey Whitman, MD
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