people who have cataract surgery are at risk for macular problems anyway (CME = cystoid macular edema). i guess knowing you already have a kind of fragile macula may have made him a littl gunshy. i would be as well.
Hi - I have developed cataracts in both eyes, one worse than the other. Due to extreme myopia (-14) I have some macular holes which have left scars. What are the risks in cataract surgery given my existing condition. Is the cataract surgery too risky ? My retinal specialist was pretty uncommunicative on the subject. The upside is not having to wear contact lenses, thereby reducing one problem with my eyes. I am only 37. Thanks.
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