If your cataract results in visual symptoms that affect your daily life style then your cataract may need to be removed. Cataract surgery is highly successful and is performed millions of times each year.
With the use of an operating microscope, your surgeon will make a very small incision on the surface of your eye in or near your cornea.
A thin ultrasound probe that uses high frequency sound waves is used to fragment the clouded lens.
These tiny fragments pieces are then suctioned out through the same ultrasound probe.
They can be used to restore one’s ability to focus on objects at multiple distances.
Cataract surgery involves removing a damaged or cloudy lens from the eye.
Because of new advancements in intraocular lens technology, no there are different types of intraocular lenses available that may be used to help reduce your dependence on reading glasses after surgery.