Cataract Eye Treatment and Surgery

Cataract is clouding of normal clear crystalline lens of the eye. It leads to decrease or loss of functional vision. The Normal human eye has a transparent living lens inside, similar to the lens of a camera,which focuses light onto the retina,thus allowing us to see objects clearly from all distances.
Cataract Eye Treatment & Surgery in Coimbatore, Kochi


What Causes Cataract?
  • Age related (Senile Cataract)
  • Diabetes
  • Congenital
  • Medications, especially steroids
  • Eye diseases
  • Injury
  • Long term, unprotected exposure to sunlight
What are all the Symptoms of Cataract?
  • Painless blurring of vision
  • Difficulty in driving & Reading
  • Double vision in one eye
  • Glare or light sensitivity
  • Frequent change of glasses
  • Poor night vision
  • Near total vision loss affected eyes
How fast does a Cataract develop?

It varies among individuals and may even be different between the two eyes. Most age related Cataract progress gradually over a period of year from the age of 50. Other Cataracts especially in younger people with diabetes may progress rapidly over a short time. It is not possible to predict exactly how fast cataracts will develop in any given person.

Cataract Eye Treatments

By performing a through eye examination the doctor can detect the presence of Cataract in the eyes.

Surgery & Laser is the way of removing cataract. There are many advances in cataract/IOL surgery.

There is no medicinal treatments like tablets, drops & Injections to cure cataract.

Types Of Cataract Surgery

1. UltraSound based Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgery
2. Femto Laser based Laser Refractive Cataract Surgery (LRCS)

Cataract surgery has gone through 1. Intra capsular Cataract surgery , 2. Extra capsular Cataract Surgery, 3. Phacoemulsification with wound sealing without stitches , micro phaco or bimanual phaco with IOL, 4. Bladeless Laser Refractive Cataract Surgery using femtosecond laser pulse of 10^-15.

How Cataract Surgery is performed?

During the Cataract surgery the cloudy lens is removed from the eye and replaced by artificial clear lens, Cataract surgery is day care with almost 100% success.

Phacoemulsification, Microphaco and Laser-Assisted Cataract surgery are available at Lotus Eye Hospital & Institute to give you the best visual outcome.

Multifocal lens, Toric Multifocal lens, Trifocal, Accommodative IOL, Symfony Multifocal IOL, Crystal Lens give vision correction for both near and distance vision without glass.

The Hydrophobic Acrylic Aspheric IOL, Hydrophilic Acrylic Aspheric IOL, Toric IOL, Toric mono focal IOL are used to give vision correction. The Toric lens can correct cylindrical power also.

What are the advantages of Phacoemulsification?
    • No injection
    • No stitches
    • Small incision 2.2 or 2.8 mm
    • Fast healing & quick recovery
    • Reduces chances of infection
    • Minimal surgical impact on the eye
    • Day care Procedure.
Benefits of the Technology
      • Bladeless & Bloodless.
      • Extremely precise & accurate.
      • Customized for your each eye with unmatched safety.
      • Outstanding predictable visual outcome.
      • Fast relief & rehabilitation with less / nil Complications.
      • High comfort for surgeon & patient.
Features of the Technology
      • USA – FDA & TFA approved technology.
      • Owned by leading centers in USA.
      • Complete computer controlled image guided laser surgery.
      • Lens fragmentation using femto second lasers.
      • Corneal flap making, AK & Laser LRI.
      • Femto Second is used for correction of astigmetric correction (Cylindrical correction)
      • No Blades are used.
      • Laser is used to open the capsule of the Cataract and to make well centred circular capsulotomy of the anterior capsule of the cataract.
      • The Laser is also used to fragment & soften the cataract.
      • Femto second laser also makes main incision & side port incision to perform the surgery
      • Femto second laser correct the acylindrical power by way of accurate keratotomy or Laser LRI

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 right IOL for your best post-operative vision according to your health, life style and economy.