Cataract surgery is the taking out of natural lens (also known as “crystalline lens) of an eye. When natural lens function is deteriorated due to the development of opacification, it is removed. With the age, due to the metabolic changes in crystalline lens fibers Cataract, there develops cataract in the eye which causes impairment of vision, loss of transparency and even lost of vision. Early symptoms of it include small light sources at night and powerful frown from light. Through laser cataract surgery the effected or malfunctioning lens is removed and at its place a synthetic lens is inserted; and lens’s transparency is restored.
An ophthalmologist performs laser cataract surgery in surgical and hospital settings. He uses local anesthesia, either it can be topical and peribulbar or retrobulbar. The operation causes no pain to the patient. More than 90 per cent of the operations go successful and the patient gets back their correct vision. Complication rate is low. Laser cataract surgery offers day care, minimum invasion, small incision phacoemulsigication and quick recovery after operation. Hence it has become a standard of care all over the world in cataract surgery. [Read more…] about Laser cataract surgery