Cataract Surgery with cold?

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I'm supposed to have cataract surgery tomorrow morning (3/5) and just realized today that I am coming down with a cold. Can I still have my surgery or will it need to be rescheduled?

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    if you have cold its viral. Just to be safe for infection control. You don’t want any form of virus or pathogens gets into your surgical eye. Call in early morning that you are sick. Take care.

    estella

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      What felt like a cold coming on turned out not to be. Thankfully, I woke up in the morning feeling well and was able to have my surgery. Thank you for your response!

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