What is Cataract?
- Eye Injury or prolonged exposure to radiation, sun or x-rays.
- Inflammation of the iris, uvea etc.
- Disorders like hypothyroidism and atopic dermatitis.
- Genetic diseases like Down's, Wilson's, Homocystinuria, Myotonic dystrophy etc.
- Infections affecting the baby in the mother's womb like Herpes, Rubella, Syphilis, etc.
- Medications like steroids and haloperidol.
- Vision becomes Blurry as if looking through a frosted glass.
Halos around object, especially bright lights e.g. Excess glare from oncoming headlights is noticed.
- Loss of contrast sensitivity and dull appearance of colours.
- Poor night vision.
- Need for brighter light to carry out activities like reading.
Each eye is unique. It is always good to customize the lenses best suited for the eye. Your Doctor will help you in selecting the lens.
Do I need To Undergo Any Tests Before Surgery?
When Will I be Able to Resume My Activities After Surgery?