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Cataract surgery

Treatments

In modern medicine, the operative method of cataract treatment is the only one.

The surgery consists of surgical removal of the darkened lens and replacement with an artificial intraocular lens. Removing the intraocular lens is done with a special handpiece with ultrasound waves that breaks and sucks the curtain. The operation itself lasts for a few minutes. The advantages of the technique are to make a microscopic incision that does not impose seams and does not lead to postoperative astigmatism. Thanks to this, the recovery is very fast.

During the operation, local anesthesia is used and the patient is conscious all the time and does not feel pain. Within one month after the operation, it is necessary to put drops written by the treating physician. Adhering to the doctor’s instructions is extremely important in order to avoid misconceptions.

Types of intraocular lenses:

– Monofocals – have one focal point and can provide clear vision for away. Despite improved eyesight, the patient will still need to wear glasses for reading, reading, working with a computer.

– Monofocal Toric (Astigmatic) – This includes Toric lenses, which are specially developed for patients with cataracts and corneal astigmatism. Their function is to correct astigmatism and cataracts at the same time.

– Multifocal – designed for patients who do not want to wear glasses. With them you will see equally well nearby and away without glasses. It gives extreme sharpness of vision at all distances – close, medium and distant.

– Multifocal Toric – these lenses are designed for patients who want to see at all distances without glasses and at the same time have astigmatism. These lenses most accurately correct all the human eye refraction anomalies.

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