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Laser cataract surgery – Important things to know

Eyes are one of the most important sensory organs of our body and it plays a very important role in our life. Any kind of defect in the vision can negatively affect our daily life. Cataract is a visual impairment in which the lens of the eyes becomes cloudy. This results in blurred vision, which is really frustrating.  Fortunately, cataract is curable and the surgery is generally safe & effective. Thus, once diagnosed with this disease, it is important for you to visit the best Cataract Eye Surgeon to regain your flawless vision.

What is Laser Cataract Surgery?

In laser eye surgery, the surgeon breaks cataract by using femtosecond laser. After breaking it, the surgeon removes it accurately and precisely. Then,an intraocular lens is inserted to replace the defected eye lens.

How long does laser eye surgery last for?

With the advanced Laser eye treatment, enhancement rate is 1-2 percent in the first twelve months and after few years, approximately 10 percent of patients may require an enhancement procedure to maintain their vision.

How much time it takes to recover from laser eye surgery?

It takes 24-48 hours to recover from laser eye surgery. In some cases, it might take few days for the recovery.

What is the success rate of Laser Cataract Surgery?

According to American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), nearly 3 million Americans undergo cataract surgery each year. And the overall success rate ofcataract surgery is 98 percent or higher.

How much risk is involved in Laser cataract surgery?

Laser Eye treatment is highly successful with the success rate of 98%. Still, all surgery entails risk. The risk of pain, permanent loss of vision, or even loss of the eye is involved if the surgery is not performed by the Eye Specialist with a good experience. So, make sure that you visit the best eye surgeon to eliminate the possible risk.

What happens if the cataract is left untreated?

If the cataract is left untreated for a longer period of time, it may result in total blindness. Thus, it is important to pay a visit to an eye hospital at regular intervals of time to keep your vision protected. Also, you should make sure that the treatment is done by the best cataract eye surgeon.

Whether Laser cataract surgery is worth the cost or not?

The surgery involves the use of femtosecond laser and the disposable used on each patient further increases the cost. At the same time, the procedure is painless, safe and precise. Also, the recovery time for a patient is less. Thus, definitely it is worth the cost. For more information on Laser Cataract Surgery, contact us at 011-29847800 or visit our website