|Can I have an opitical surgical operation?
Nov 21, 2009
I have been living with HIV for more than 5 years and began to take mediactionaIecntress)this year.Now my Viral load is 0 and CD4 is more than 200.I got depreesion because my bad eye sight so I really want to have an opitical laser surgical.Can I have that now?Thanks.
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for your post.
There should be no obvious reason why you couldn't have corrective eye surgery, particularly since you're taking HIV medications. While some had questioned this in the past, healthy persons living with HIV appear not to have increased risk of surgical infections or complications.
Be well, BY
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.