What is Eye Surgery?
Eye Surgery is also known as Ocular surgery. Eye surgery is a surgical procedure which involves the correction of the lens, muscles surrounding it, or the eyelids, etc. There are different types of eye surgery. They are:
What are the advantages of Eye Surgery?
The following are the advantages of eye surgery:
What are the indications of Eye Surgery?
What is the preparation for Eye Surgery?
Following steps are required for an individual for preparation of Eye surgery:
What is the postprocedure care/recovery care for Eye Surgery?
The following are the post care steps to be followed after Eye surgery:
Who can perform Eye Surgery [Right specialist type for Eye Surgery]?
Eye surgery can be performed by a certified and skilled Ophthalmologist who is well experienced in performing Eye surgery.
Is Eye Surgery a major surgery or minor surgery?
The major or minor surgery depends on the type of eye surgery. Most of the eye surgeries are considered as minor surgeries.
What is the eligibility criteria for Eye Surgery?
Following individuals are eligible candidates for Eye surgery:
What is the ineligibility criteria for Eye Surgery?
Following individuals are ineligible candidates for Eye surgery:
What are the risks and complications associated with Eye Surgery?
The following are the risks and complications involved in Eye Surgery:
How long does it take to complete Eye Surgery?
The duration of the surgery depends on the type of eye surgery that you are undergoing. It may vary according to the following factors:
What is the recovery time?
You may be discharged just within 30 minutes to 1 hour after the surgery. A protective shield is given to you and use it as instructed by your doctor. This may be removed later after few hours from the surgery. The recovery time also varies according to the type of eye surgery.
What is the success rate of Eye Surgery?
The success rate of eye surgeries depends on the type of surgery you are undergoing. Most of the eye surgeries have high success rates with fewer complications.
Is Eye Surgery painful?
Every surgery comes with a certain level of pain and some discomfort. You won't be experiencing pain during this process because you will be under anesthesia. There may be some discomfort after the procedure.
Is Eye Surgery Permanent?
Usually, eye surgery is a permanent procedure that helps in improving eye vision. However, in few cases due to changes in the eye lens, vision problems may reappear and can lead to blurred vision.
What are the long-term results of Eye Surgery?
Long term outcomes of eye surgery are:
Can Eye Surgery be detected in the future?
Few types of eye surgeries can be detected in the future, for e.g. LASIK can be detected in the future as the cornea becomes thin.
What are the options if Eye Surgery fails or not successful?
The following are the options if the Eye surgery fails or not successful:
What are the alternatives for Eye Surgery?
The following are the alternatives for Eye surgery: