A cataract is the clouding of the lens of the eye which leads to a decrease in vision. Symptoms may include faded colors, blurry or double vision, halos around light, trouble with bright lights etc. Kamboj Hospital offers intensive personal counselling to each patient before undergoing cataract surgery.

What Expect Before, During & After Cataract Surgery

After an individual attains the age of 50, they are most likely to develop cataracts. According to a latest study, it has been estimated that by the time you reach the age of 80, you'll either have a cataract or would have undergone a cataract surgery. It is an age related condition that causes clouding of the lens in your eye and so as to correct that you have to undergo cataract surgery. So if you are greatly in need of a cataract surgery so as to see clearly again, then here is what you'll need to expect before, during and after the surgery.

Before Cataract Surgery

Before you undergo cataract surgery coma the vision typically becomes cloudy and the colors that you see becomes less vibrant. If the cataract is not treated, then it would result to increase in size and would lead to vision loss. Wearing glasses would also not help you in seeing clearly as cataracts develop inside the lens of the eye. If you are having clouded or blurred vision, having sensitivity to light, facing difficulty in reading or watching television, then it is important that you undergo the surgery.

During Cataract Surgery

During the surgery, the ophthalmologists use local anaesthesia so as to numb the eye. During the surgery but you won't be able to see anything that happening in your eye. The surgery is performed using a state of the art femtosecond laser.

After Cataract Surgery

After the surgery, your eyes would feel itchy or irritated, but that's normal. It is important that you wear a protective shield so as to cover your eye. You need to follow all the advices and suggestions that your eye specialist in Kurukshetra has given to you. It would take around a month to fully recover from the cataract surgery and then you start to see clearly.