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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 ofMarch 3, 2017
Current as of:
March 3, 2017
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
& Carol L. Karp, MD - Ophthalmology
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