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Cataract surgery in otherwise healthy people can usually be done on
an outpatient basis with local anesthesia or topical anesthetic eyedrops.
(General anesthesia is only needed for a few people.)
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerCarol L. Karp, MD - Ophthalmology
Current as ofMay 23, 2016
Current as of:
May 23, 2016
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Carol L. Karp, MD - Ophthalmology
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