How Cataract is detected?
By performing a through eye examination the doctor can detect the presence of cataract.
How is Cataract treated?Surgery is the only way a cataract can be removed. No medications, dietary supplements or exercises have been shown to prevent or cure cataracts.
When should surgery be done?
How Surgery is performed?During the Cataract surgery the cloudy lens is removed from the eye. The focusing power of the natural lens is restored by replacing it with a permanent intra ocular lens implant – IOL. At Lotus the highly experienced Consultant Cataract Surgeon performs the surgery using a microscope, miniature instruments and latest phacoemulsification equipments like Legacy 20000, Constellation equipments.
The latest technology helps our experts to remove the cataract without harming the surrounding tissues in the eye. At Lotus we are regularly performing surgery for the normal cataract and patients with complicated Cataracts such as: Cataract by birth, trauma and cataract associated with Glaucoma and retina, etc., we serve according to the need of the patients.
After the surgery the patients have to apply eye drops as per the doctor’s direction. The doctor will check eye post operatively to make sure it is healing properly.
What are the advantages of Phacoemulsification?
What are types of Intra Ocular Lens?
Types of Intra Ocular Lense.
Foldable IOL - Used for Phacoemulsification with 2.2, 2.8 mm incision.
Foldable IOL - Unifocal - Patient can see distant vision clearly. For near vision he has to wear glasses.
Multifocal IOL - Patients can see distance, Intermediate and near vision without glasses.
Crystal Lense - Patients can see all distances without glasses. (Latest lense).
Acrylic IOL - Acrylic lenses are commonly used and Acrylic material will be suitable for diabetic patients also.
Unifocal Lense with special features -
How do I choose the IOL?
There are varieties of IOL’s available at our hospital. Our Doctors / Counselors will help you to choose the latest IOL for your best post-operative vision according to your health, life style and economy. Our Cataract Surgeons are well experienced in handling tough cataract cases and strive to give the best quality vision to the patients
The cataract department at Lotus
The cataract department in Lotus Eye Care Hospital is backed with a team of highly experienced cataract surgeons. Lotus has performed about one and a half lakhs of cataract surgeries successfully.