Lasik at same time as cataract ?

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Lasik at same time as cataract ?

Postby GeneralPatientInquiry » Wed Jun 14, 2006 5:29 am

my mom has been told she need catarac surgery, can she also get lasik done at the same time. is this a good idea if she can.
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Postby LasikExpert » Wed Jun 14, 2006 5:29 am

The cataract surgery will resolve most or all of your mother's vision problems that cause her to need glasses. If Lasik or similar surgery is needed, it would be required after the cataract surgery has fully healed and the eye has settled down.
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