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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Suggest the type of lens to opt for cataracts surgery

I am 80 yrs. old have cataracts, have insurance supplement to Medicare; but would like the crystalens HD or crystalens AO, or also read there is a 6th generation crystalens, which would you recommend? I once was told that I did have astigmatism but during my last visit now to confirm that I did have cataracts (Opthalmologist did not mention it. Which lens would you recommend and what approximate costs would I incur?
Fri, 19 Dec 2014
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Ophthalmologist 's  Response
iwill recomand you go for crystaline hd. after surgery you can go for residual corection by specs.considering your age this is the best ican advise.
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