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Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery

Cataracts can develop over time, especially in adults over the age of 40. Over time, the lens behind the pupil loses its transparency and begins to tarnish. If this issue worsens, you may lose your vision. It is not treatable with glasses or medicines. To achieve decent outcomes, a surgical procedure is required.

How to apply Cataract Surgery?

The patient is required to undergo a detailed eye examination. After this examination is completed, doctor determines the treatment which will be used and informs the patient. 

The pupil is enlarged with drops before the operation. The lens which has lost its transparency is replaced with an artificial lens by opening micro incisions in the surgery. With the help of this new lens, patient can regain his/her vision back. This is a classical method which has been used for many years. 

There is also an alternative method called as Smart Lens Treatment, which has been developed with the help of modern technology and preferred by many people lately. This method is used in cataract treatment extensively and involves the same procedures.

Smart lens treatment is used for different eye problems and can fix vision problems.

How long does Cataract Surgery take?

The duration of the operation depends on the application  used, however generally it takes 15-20 minutes.

What are the symptoms of Cataract?

- Losing vision over time

- Double vision

- Difficulty in reading

- Fading and yellowing in colors 

- Impairment of night vision 

- Light sensitivity

The symptoms that are listed above are generally connected with cataract. However, final and definitive diagnosis is determined by doctor’s analysis.

How is recovery after Cataract Surgery?

The patient is discharged immediately after the operation but s/he should stay away from water for the first 72 hours. Patients should follow the doctor’s instructions regarding eye care.

How can I get Cataract Surgery?

You can now call us to have Cataract Surgery performed by Turkey’s top eye specialists and restore your vision.

You can contact us using whichever method is most convenient for you!