How would I know if I have cataracts? Cataract symptoms often involve hazy vision even with glasses. Colours also may appear dull and night time lights may have a glare with cataracts.
When is the best time for cataract surgery? The best time for cataract surgery is when you're beginning to have symptoms and you're starting to notice that your glasses may not be able to fix your vision. This problem may involve your having difficulty reading, colours appearing duller than before, things in the distance [...]
How long does cataract surgery take? Cataract surgery generally takes 15 to 20 minutes. The cataract surgery also involves a preoperative process and recovery.
Both procedures are very safe, well supervised, and enjoy excellent results. One of the advantages, why patients wish to go privately, is they can choose a particular consultant surgeon that they wish to operate on them.
Mr Wisam Muen explains the difference between short-sightedness and presbyopia. Short-sightedness means that the eye is focusing the light too quickly in front of the retina. Presbyopia happens because the lens that lives inside the eye behind the coloured part of the eye which helps to focus the light more accurately, stops working quite as well.
How does the Cataract procedure work? Beforehand, we do a very careful assessment and make sure what the requirements and outcome of the patient are. The cataract operation itself is a very straightforward process in which the old lens is replaced with a new artificial lens.