Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Vision Impairment with Old Age Questions For Doctor

The following are some important questions to ask before and after the treatment of presbyopia.

Questions to ask before treatment:

  • What are my treatment options?
    • Is surgery an option for me?
  • What are the risks associated with surgery?
  • What are the complications I should watch for?
  • How long will I need to wear corrective lenses?

Questions to ask after treatment:
  • Are there any medications or supplements I should avoid?
  • How often will I need to see my doctor for checkups?

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Last Updated: Jul 7, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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