My Dad recently had cataract surgery. In addition to cataracts, my dad has Fuch's corneal dystrophy. He also receives medication for anxiety. Prior to the cataract surgery, the surgeon verbally told my dad that he would receive "twilight anesthesia" during the procedure. We researched online and twilight anesthesia seems to be common protocol for cataract surgery. In fact, it appears to be a "must have" for patients with anxiety. [more inside]
Long story short: Grandma needs cataract surgery and knows no one to get a personal recommendation from and I don't live in the area. Any help or personal experience is incredibly appreciated.
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How much does private cataract surgery cost in B.C.? [more inside]
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My friend just had cataract surgery and must lay on her back for several weeks. Activities to keep her occupied? [more inside]
A friend requires cataract surgery in the near future, and has some questions about his options for MeFites who've pondered the same issues. [more inside]