Cataract Eye Treatment and Surgery
Cataract is a clouding of the eye's lens. When we look at something, light rays travel into our eye through the pupil and are focused through the lens onto the retina, a layer of light-sensitive cells at the back of the eye. The lens must be clear in order to focus light properly onto the retina. If the lens has become cloudy, this is called a cataract.
What Causes Cataract?
What are all the Symptoms of Cataract?
How fast does a Cataract develop?
It varies among individuals and may even be different between the two eyes. Most age related Cataract progress gradually over a period of year from the age of 50. Other Cataracts especially in younger people with diabetes may progress rapidly over a short time. It is not possible to predict exactly how fast cataracts will develop in any given person.
Cataract Eye Treatments
By performing a through eye examination the doctor can detect the presence of Cataract in the eyes. Surgery & Laser is the way of removing cataract. There are many advances in cataract/IOL surgery.
We have different types of ultrasound scan like A-scan (IOL Master) and B-scan and also uses the popular Auto refractometer. All the above help gauge the intensity of the cataract and find the accurate Intra Ocular Lens (IOL) required.
How Cataract Surgery is performed?
During the Cataract surgery the cloudy lens is removed from the eye and replaced by artificial clear lens, Cataract surgery is day care with almost 100% success. Phacoemulsification, Microphaco and Laser-Assisted Cataract surgery are available at Lotus Eye Hospital & Institute to give you the best visual outcome. Multifocal lens, Toric Multifocal lens, Trifocal, Accommodative IOL, Symfony Multifocal IOL, Crystal Lens give vision correction for both near and distance vision without glass. The Hydrophobic Acrylic Aspheric IOL, Hydrophilic Acrylic Aspheric IOL, Toric IOL, Toric mono focal IOL are used to give vision correction. The Toric lens can correct cylindrical power also.
What are the advantages of Phacoemulsification?
Benefits of the Technology
How do I choose the IOL?
There are varieties of IOL's available at our hospital. Our Doctors / Counselors will help you to choose the right IOL for your best post-operative vision according to your health, life style and economy.
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