Cataract Surgery...

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    Has anyone here undergone the procedure...?

    I'm considering it...

    and would appreciate any comments, recommendations and/or warnings...
     
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    Stem cell cataract surgery helps restore vision in children...

    Cataract Surgery Helps Stem Cells Restore Vision
    March 09, 2016 - Congenital cataracts are estimated to be responsible for between 5 and 20 percent of all cases of blindness in children worldwide.
     
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    The alternative (not doing it) has a known result...ever decreasing vision, and eventually legal blindness in many cases.
     
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    so far my eyes are holding up.....people in the extended family were glad they did it.....already pointed out the options and you know you will evidently have to do it...so why not do it now and get it over with.....none of us are getting any younger...i think its more than normal to be afraid when they want to do this stuff and run down the list of risks....
     
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    this is a 5 yr old thread...i wonder if he did it or not
     
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    Augh!...waltky strikes again!
     
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    I'd rather go blind.

    No one is touching my eyeballs.
     
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    First vision...
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    In pictures: Criscent Bwambale sees for the first time in Uganda
    Tue, 05 Jul 2016 - Criscent Bwambale, six, sees for the first time after an operation to remove cataracts in Uganda.
     
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    My mother did....it was easy...they did one eye at a time.....she sees fine.
     
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    Another victory of Adult stem cells over embryonic stem cells.......
     

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