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Cataracts

Why would my doctor want an angiogram of my eye before cataract surgery?

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  • An angiogram of the eye is an excellent method of studying the health of the back of the eye (retina). It is a test that is performed very frequently in ophthalmology as part of the care for retinal disorders, but performing it to qualify a patient for cataract surgery is not common, unless there is some additional retinal disorder. I suggest you ask your ophthalmologist why he feels a pre-op angiogram is needed.
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