Do you always think your glasess are dirty but cleaning does not help?
How Do I know a cataract is developing?
Hazy & blurry vision\
Double vision at times
Glare in the sunlight
Haloes might surround light making night driving difficult
Could it be a cataract?
What is a Cataract ?
A cataract is cloudining of the natural lens of the eye.
Heridity or Birth defects
Certain Diseases like DIABETES
Certain medications like STEROIDS
Ultra violet & Infra red radiations
What Causes Cataracts
Dense Mature Cataracts
A comperhensive eye exam at the office
in a comfortable environmentand with compationate experienced staff
Full explanation of your treatment
options with the risks and benefits
The cloudy lens of the eye is gently replaced with a clear artificial intra ocular lens implant
The Day Of Cataract Surgery
You arrive at the out patient area of the facility at a designated time and register
You will then be escorted to the pre op area where you would be prepared forsurgery
Then to the operating room. The procedure takes about ten minutes most of the time. You will be sedated for comfort
After surgery you will be taken to the recovery area , monitored and released home
Q When should I be at the facility the day of surgery?
A The facility would notify you a day or two prior to your surgery
Q Can I take my medications the day of surgery?
A You should take the medications the morning of surgery with a sip of water unless instructed by our office otherwise.
Q Can I take my insulin for Diabetes the morning of surgery?
A You should take 1/2 the dose of insulin the morning of surgery and bring your insulin with you to the facility.
Q Will I have pain during surgery?
A You will be given sedation during surgery. Almost all patients have no pain during surgery.
Q How long should I expect to be at the facility?
A 1 1/2 TO 3 Hours
Q How long does the surgery take?
A Less than ten minutes most of the time.
Q When would I see the doctor after surgery?
A The nurse would give you detailed instructions after surgery together with an appointment for follow up.
Q Do I have any restrictions after cataract surgery?
A Modern cataract surgery allows for minimal restrictions. You would be instructed by the nurse upon discharge.