A clouding or loss of transparency of the lens in the eye as a result of tissue breakdown and protein clumping. There are many causes of cataracts, including aging, cortisone medication, trauma, diabetes, and other diseases. Cataracts affect most people who live into an old age. Symptoms include double or blurred vision and sensitivity to light and glare.An Ophthalmologist can diagnose cataracts by examining the eyes with Slit Lamp and various other diagnostic equipment, and suggest you the best treatment possible.
Intraocular Lenses (IOLs)
Once you are diagnosed for cataract, the surgeon advises the best modality of the treatment. There are various technologies in cataract surgeries which are Phaco Emulsification, Micro Incision Cataract Surgery (MICS), Blade-less Cataract Surgeries (FEMTO), and Robotic Cataract Surgeries. There are various choices of Intraocular Lenses (IOLs), and your surgeon will recommend the best IOL for your best vision outcome.