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How long does cataract surgery take?

Cataracts can cause severe eyesight complications, and many sufferers seriously consider surgery as an option to restore their vision. Fortunately, cataract surgery is a relatively simple procedure and usually does not last more than 15 minutes without complications. However, the surgery is performed under the influence of anesthesia, and a patient should expect the total procedure, including post-surgery recovery time, to take approximately 60 to 90 minutes.

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