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Question:
Before having cataract surgery, can I get tested for sensitivity to the three lenses that are used in surgeries?

Answer:
Intraocular lens implants don't create allergic reactions. Sensitivity testing for these products is unnecessary and unavailable.

Answered by: Gary Hirshfield, MDDr. Gary Hirshfield

Categories: Cataracts, Eye Surgery

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Answered: Jun 26, 2014

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