Educate yourself further about cataract surgery by reading the links below
The NHS provides an overview of cataracts .Click here for more information.
If you know you have cataracts, you may be interested in how cataract surgery works. This NHS overview will provide you with that information.Click here for more on this.
Did you know that driving with cataracts could carry prosecution if your vision is not up to the legal standards required for driving.Click here for more information.
Diabetes can increase your risk of developing cataracts later on in life, as well as other risk factors.Click here for more information.
The use of femtosecond lasers within cataract surgery is becoming more common. Femtosecond lasers are used to minimise the use of surgical blades and needles providing precision and micron accuracy.
There is a 98 – 99% likelihood of undergoing laser assisted cataract surgery without complications that may permanently affect your best possible vision.
Lifestyle cataract surgery is a safe and effective treatment for many middle-aged patients with high refractive errors. Most patients with cataract are suitable to have it removed. Yet, there are other factors to consider before entering the surgical theatre.
Cataracts often develop slowly and painlessly. They can affect your vision and ability to do day-to-day tasks without you realising it. We can sometimes correct this gradual decline in sight with an up to date pair of glasses. More often than not, the glasses prescription continue to change, and the new pair of glasses is very soon obsolete.