The only permanent way to repair a cataract is to have a cataract surgery. People with blurred or misty vision decide to have cataract surgery when the cloudiness in the eye's natural lens gets bad enough where the vision cannot be improved with glasses or contact lens. The surgical removal of cataract is also recommended to prevent other progressive eye diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy- a leading cause of blindness; and macular degeneration- deterioration of the center of the retina which leads to loss of central vision.
Clouded, blurry vision
Dim vision along with difficulty seeing at night
Oversensitive to light or glare
Frequent eyeglass or contact lens prescription changes
Colors appear pale, washed out or faded
If you experience any of the above symptoms, or believe your vision is getting worse?
Cataract surgery is a common procedure used to treat cataracts that are affecting your daily activities. Cataract surgery has become quite common among aged people. With a help of cataract surgery, you can get back your perfect vision. It is a very simple surgery that is performed by your ophthalmologist and you are at home in a couple of days. This is a very successful operation to get back vision to the normal condition and there are absolutely no health problems caused by the cataract surgery.
2 Types of Surgery to Treat Cataracts
Cataract surgery, medically known as phacoemulsification, surgical methods used to remove cataracts. During the phacoemulsification, surgeon removes the cataract and leaves most of the lens capsule in its place. Phacoemulsification surgery is, as of now, the gold-standard in Cataract treatment. Safe, effective, quick and painless, Phacoemulsification is currently the most common type of surgery.
Advantages of Cataract Surgery
Cataract surgery is very simple and almost painless.
It is generally the safest and effective way to restore vision with no serious complications.
It helps you get rid of blurry vision and have a better and clearer vision.