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Fed Pract. 2019 Apr;36(4):176-180.

A Primary Care Provider's Guide to Cataract Surgery in the Very Elderly.

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is an Ophthalmology Resident at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. is an Instructor in the Department of Ophthalmology, Pathology and Cell Biology at Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida in Tampa. is Chief of Ophthalmology at the Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Rhode Island and Professor of Surgery (Ophthalmology) at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence.


Planning for cataract surgery and perioperative care in the very elderly requires the teamwork of the patient's primary care provider and the ophthalmologist.


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Author disclosures The authors report no actual or potential conflicts of interest with regard to this article.

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