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What surgery should be done for cataract? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 31-Jan-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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Doctor:Hi XXXX
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
Doctor:are you there?
User:My father is having a problem in his both eyes.. He presently wears a glass and when during regular check in XXXXXXX eye hospital in XXXXXXX TN was informed to check with the Opthamalogist for cataracat formation
Doctor:all right
User:During check up with the Opthamalogist.. confirmed on cataracat formation and want to get it done as earlier as possible..
User:i mean operation..
User:His age is 65 and he is under medication with BP tablets.. and no allergies...
User:When is the right time for him to get operated... and how much time rest is required..
Doctor:you can get it done at the earliest
Doctor:if his BP is normal
Doctor:nothing to worry
Doctor:proceed with the surgery
User:What are the advanced surgery that is available..
User:they are planning to leave US to my sister house.. so how much rest is required..
Doctor:micro incision surgery with LASER is latest
Doctor:one week rest should be sufficient ideally
User:Can you let us know whether these surgery is available in which hospital in XXXXXXX TN
Doctor:do you have Vasan eye care if Salem?
Doctor:in salem?
User:What could be the cost in Vasan... for both the eye operated?
Doctor:Address: F22, XXXXXXX Rd, Fairlands, XXXXXXX Tamil Nadu 636004
Phone:0427 233 4438
Hours: Wednesday 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
Doctor:this is the address of vasan in XXXXXXX
Doctor:You can contact this hospital
User:Do you have any access to hospitals in Aathur near XXXXXXX .???
User:who does this surgery!!!
Doctor:it would be around 30000 to 40000
Doctor:I do not have access
Doctor:An eye specialist or Ophthalmologist does the surgery
Doctor:Vasan is good
Doctor:you can go there
Doctor:all right
Doctor:do you have more queries?
Doctor:are you there?
User:1 sec
Doctor:it seems like you are done with the chat for now
Doctor:you want me to wait?
User:Can i get this services utilized with Insurance... Insurance Company : HDFC Ergo General Insurance TPA : XXXXXXX TPA
User:My father is covered on behalf of my company..
Doctor:of course
Doctor:you can utilize the insurance for the same
User:ok.. you mean to say... i need not pay from my pocket.. as it is covered..
User:ok doctor.. nice talking to you.. thankyou very much...
Doctor:my pleasure
Doctor:same here
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