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After how long can one do cataract surgery after angioplasty ?

My father is 61 years old. He had angioplasty done 4 months ago. Now optamologist has recommended cataract surgery. Is it safe to do it now?
Asked On : Wed, 7 Apr 2010
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello.Welcome to HCM forum.It is absolutely safe and without any problem.Just go ahead with cataract surgery.Thanks and good luck.
Answered: Sat, 19 Nov 2011
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  Anonymous's Response

You should produce a fitness certificate. So rather than just the duration, it depends on your recoery status.

Answered: Tue, 13 Apr 2010
Cardiologist Dr. Deepak Chopra's  Response
HI. Thanks for referring. Cataract surgery is generally safe after angioplasty. Only issue here is that your opthalmologist may ask you to stop the antiplatelet drugs before surgery which are must after the angioplasty. 4 months time is still early and these drugs should not be stopped. Please postpone the surgery if it not urgent, as risk of bleeding increases with these drugs. Thanks
Answered: Sun, 20 Nov 2011
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