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What is Cataract surgery?
Caratact Surgery is a surgical procedure used to remove and replace the natural eye lens with a suitable artificial lens made either of silicone or plastic. This helps to treat medical conditions or symptoms such as blurred vision, seeing halos or light bursts around objects which may affect daily activities. The doctor may use lasers or ultrasound to break the lens and remove them with vaccum by using specialized instruments. The surgery is very common and safe and the types of Cataract surgeries are:
What can be the advantages of Cataract surgery?
Some of the advantages of Cataract Surgery are:
What is the required preparation for Cataract Surgery?
What are the steps included in Cataract surgery?
Cataract surgery includes the following steps:
Method-1: Extracapsular surgery
Method-3: Intracapsular Cataract surgery
What is the care taken after Cataract surgery?
The patient must follow a few pieces of advice suggested by the doctor after Cataract surgery like :
Who is the right specialist to perform Cataract surgery?
What is the cost of Cataract surgery in Mumbai?
Some factors may affect the cost of Cataract surgery in Mumbai and they are:
Minimum charges for Cataract Surgery in Mumbai starts from Rs. 17,600
Average cost for Cataract Surgery in Mumbai is approximately Rs.29,618
Maximum price for Cataract Surgery in Mumbai may rise up to Rs. 55,000
Is Cataract surgery a major surgery or minor surgery?
Cataract surgery is a minor surgery and it involves the removal of a natural eye lens and replacing it with a suitable artificial intra-ocular lens made of silicone or plastic.
What type of people can choose Cataract Surgery?
People with the following conditions can choose Cataract surgery:
What type of people cannot choose Cataract surgery?
People with the following conditions cannot choose Cataract Surgery:
What are the risks and complications of Cataract Surgery?
Cataract surgery has the following risks and complications:
What is the required time to complete Cataract Surgery?
The time required to complete Cataract surgery maybe 5-15 minutes.
What is the recovery time from Cataract Surgery?
To recover from Cataract surgery, the patient may take around 2 weeks to 4 weeks.
What is the success rate of Cataract Surgery?
The success rate of Cataract Surgery depends on the following factors:
However, the success rate of Cataract surgery is 98%.
Is Cataract Surgery painful?
Every surgery comes with a certain level of pain and some discomfort. The patient won't be experiencing any pain during this process as the patient will be under general anesthesia. There may be some discomfort after the procedure.
Is Cataract Surgery Permanent?
Cataract surgery is a permanent surgery as it involves the removal of the natural lens and replacing it with an artificial lens. In some cases, certain aspects of the surgery are redone like repositioning the artificial lens, etc.
What are the long-term results of Cataract Surgery?
What are the alternatives for Cataract Surgery?
The following are the alternatives for Cataract Surgery: