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What are the common symptoms of a cataract?

Cataracts grow gradually with the slow blurring of vision that is not correctable by glasses. Some people get their vision quickly deteriorated, with difficulty in night time driving, glares, halos, and overall foggy vision.

Does cataract happen in children?

Cataract can happen in children as well. Any white reflex observed in children should be taken very seriously. Visit pediatric ophthalmologist at Indovsion for prompt diagnosis and management.

Does a previously done laser operation matter in cataract treatment?

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What precautions are to be taken after surgery?

Avoid rubbing the eye or compression (while sleeping) for a month. Avoid dust, pollution and water entering the eyes for a month. Head baths should be avoided for 30 days. Follow the medication guideline strictly and maintain good eye hygiene.

What are the risks or complications involved with cataract eye surgery

Though the risks involved with cataract eye surgery are quite uncommon but may include few complications can be inflammation, bleeding, swelling, drooping eyelid, glaucoma, loss of vision, dislocation of an artificial lens, secondary cataract, infection, retinal detachment, etc.

I cant see anything clearly after the operation. What should I do?

Give your eyes sometime before it gets back to normal vision. Vision may be impaired for the first few days of cataract surgery.

Can an artificial lens become cloudy later?

No. It doesnt happen. In rare cases, Posterior capsule opacification may develop, which is removed using a laser on an outpatient basis.

Where can I get the best cataract eye surgery in Pune?

If you are looking for cataract eye surgery in Pune, then Indovisiom is one of the best places to go for the treatment. We have highly qualified doctors and state-of-the-art equipment to give the best treatment and care to the patients.

Do cataracts develop due to getting old?

Cataracts commonly occur in adult life. These are age-induced cataracts and may develop after 40 years of age. But not all people develop a cataract in old age and not all who develop it require treatment.

If I have a cataract in both eyes, can they be treated at the same time?

Cataract generally develops in one eye faster than the other, so it is advisable to operate the one in worse condition first. But it is possible to operate on both at the same time after understanding the details of the process.

Since Lasik changes the shape of your cornea, accurate knowledge of measurements is essential for correct calculation of intraocular lenses power, and it is necessary to inform your surgeon.

Since Lasik changes the shape of your cornea, accurate knowledge of measurements is essential for correct calculation of intraocular lenses power, and it is necessary to inform your surgeon.

Will I require glasses after surgery?

It depends on the eye and the healing responses of the body. Gross work can be done without glasses but fine work may require a visual aid.

Will I be awake during the cataract surgery?

Yes, a person remains awake during the cataract surgery.

How long does the cataract surgery take?

Cataract surgery typically lasts for 15-20 minutes.

What is Posterior capsule opacification?

Posterior capsule opacification is one of the common complications of cataract surgery. It makes your vision blurry. It is often known as a secondary cataract, which depicts opacification of the bag in which the artificial lens was initially placed. This is easily treatable as an office procedure in a painless manner with the help of YAG lasers.

How long does it take to get back to work post-cataract surgery?

Most patients can get back to work after three days. However, a week-long rest is ideal. You would need to maintain precautions like no splashing of water in your eyes for up to three weeks and keep putting medications as recommended by your surgeon for six weeks or more as required.