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So can cataract lens implants be replaced?
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So can cataract lens implants be replaced?

I had 14 stitches in order to remove cataract and as a result of lens implant I developed an astigmatisism 20-300).  Contact lens don't work for me because I feel the stitches when I attempt to remove the soft contact lens and hard lens don't do very much.    I would like to find out if I can have the old lens removed and start over with new lens implant???
Meri
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The situation must me much more complex than you describe. Most cataract surgery is done with NO stitches or at most 2-3. Even in the big incision planned extracapsular 14 stitches were not used.

I suggest you get a second opinion from a different surgeon.

JC MD
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