Cataract and Cataract Treatment

What is Cataract?

Clouding or opacification of the natural lens is cataract. Cataract caused by old age (most commonly) or other reasons affects the clarity and the visual acuity. The lens starts losing it's transparent and become translucent and then opaque. Cataract is the most common cause of vision impairment and blindness in the world.

  • Sensitivity to light
  • The need for more light when reading
  • Decreasing vision with age
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Seeing halos around bright lights
  • Difficulty seeing at night
  • Vision that worsens in sunlight
  • Difficulty distinguishing colors
  • Poor depth perception
  • Frequent prescription changes for glasses
  • Difficulty in reading
  • Age
  • Eye trauma
  • Heredity
  • Diabetes
  • Some medications including long-term use of steroids
  • Ultraviolet radiation
  • Smoking
  • Certain metabolic conditions

Regular eye exams at our eye hospital in Pune help your doctor determine if cataracts are affecting your vision. If you have experienced a gradual drop in vision, with the symptoms described above, you may have cataracts and should schedule an appointment with our best cataract surgeon in Pune.

When Is It Time To Consider Cataract Surgery?

Time for cataract surgery depends on many factors including your quality of life, your occupational needs, personal health, grading of cataract, associated complications (if any), etc. Typically down time for LASIK eye surgery is limited, so if you have some help, chances are good you will recover quickly and experience a much better quality of life. For the most part, patients interested in surgery should ask their doctors about it sooner rather than later. If our eye hospital’s cataract surgeon in Pune recommends you to wait, ask them their reasons for suggesting this. They may have a legitimate concern about your health you need to address. As a patient, you owe it to yourself to take care of your body, including your eyes. Your doctor can help you decide the best time to have Motibindu surgery in Pune if you develop cataracts. For some people, despite their age, cataracts remain a minor problem. If cataracts do impair the quality of your life however, you deserve the opportunity to do something about it, with as little down time as possible.

While offering cataract treatment in Pune at our clinic, an eye surgeon will remove your cloudy lens and in most cases, replace it with a clear, man-made focusing lens (intraocular lens implant, or IOL). The replacement lens implant remains permanently inside your eye and does not degrade. Cataract surgery is usually a day care procedure, which means that you will go home on the day of your operation. However, you may wish to arrange for someone to stay overnight with you at home on the day of surgery.

Apart from conventional surgical methods, the most advanced technology PHACOEMULSIFICATION is the most preferred mode of cataract treatment in Pune at our clinic. It is highly safe, easy, and efficient and restores good vision as compared to conventional methods.

YES. 99.9 % cases are performed under local or topical anesthesia. Rare cases may require general anesthesia.

The potential risks associated with Motibindu operation in Pune at MSEH are very, very rare. However, they include blindness, hemorrhage, infection, glaucoma, retinal detachment, capsule tear and vitreous displacement, wound dehiscence and iris prolapse, cystoid macular oedema, deterioration in diabetic retinopathy, intraocular lens implant dislocation, and lens implant power miscalculation. Some patients may require further surgery following cataract surgery.

NO. At present only surgical correction is the measure to treat cataract and LASIK eye surgery enjoys very good success ratio.

Most patients see good within a day or two after undergoing Motibindu surgery in Pune at our clinic. Few patients may see blur in the initial 1-2 weeks due to slower healing responses which improves over a period of few weeks.

YES. Now a day most of the hospital (including MAHAVEER SUPERSPECIALTY EYE HOSPITAL) are recognized and listed in the panel of various insurance companies, corporate and government offices. You can avail insurance from them and cover cataract surgery cost in Pune.

At MSEH, a variety of IOLs are available. The selection of IOL depends on the status of the cataract, patient’s needs, recommendation of our cataract specialist in Pune, and insurance packages. Details of these can be seen on the website and also counselors provide the patient with complete information including the cataract surgery cost in Pune at our clinic prior to the procedure.

These are standard IOLs implanted in the eye after cataract surgery for correction of distance vision only. Patients will require glasses for near vision and computer use.

Specialized IOLs. Patients are totally free of glasses for distance, intermediate and near vision for all routine purposes.

Specialized and thinner IOL for superior stability and extra-ordinary performance. Motibindu operation in Pune at our clinic is performed through 1.7mm incision and this IOL is implanted thus recovery is almost instantaneous. Most commonly used is B & L MIL IOL.

These are monofocal IOLs implanted in patients with pre-existing astigmatism and cataract. Provides spectacle free vision even when patients had astigmatism before surgery. Most commonly used is the AcrysofToric IOL.

As the name suggests, our cataract surgeon in Pune implants these Toric IOLs in patients with pre-existing astigmatism and cataract. They provide spectacle-free vision at all ranges of work, distance, near and intermediate.

Also Called as CRYSTALENS, the world’s Best and Most preferred IOL which mimics the actual working of a human eye. The IOL provides purest quality of vision at all ranges of vision.

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