WHAT IS CATARACT?
Cataract is a condition where the natural lens in the eye becomes cloudy and hard causing unclear vision and disturbance in daily lifestyle. The condition is also called Motiabind in India and it can happen to even new born babies. A comprehensive examination is needed to diagnose Cataract. It is an irreversible chemical reaction and surgery is the only treatment option.
The Sight Avenue is one of the best hospital for cataract surgery in Delhi where you can consult Dr Suraj Munjal, a renowned and the Best cataract eye surgeon in Delhi NCR. Now laser cataract surgery cost in Delhi is quite affordable at The Sight Avenue eye hospital.
TYPES OF CATARACT
Age is a primary reason for cataract. About half the population by the age of 60 has cataract while around 80 per cent people have cataract in at least one eye by the age of 70 years.
A direct injury or trauma can cause damage to the eye leading to cataract. It can be progressive or instantly after a trauma.
SYMPTOMS OF CATARACT
Cataract is a progressive condition and as it is age related, people mistake it for ageing symptoms. It is painless and causes blurriness in vision on various degrees. The degree of symptoms can be very mild to as extreme that it may cause problems in doing everyday tasks.
- Blurry vision
- Problems in night vision
- Glares and flashes at night while driving and other normal activities
- Frequent change in prescription eye glasses
- Change in vision colour intensity
- Yellowing of images
- Double vision (in rare cases)
CATARACT TREATMENT OPTION
SURGERY IS THE ONLY TREATMENT OPTION FOR CATARACT
Once your lens becomes cloudy/ white due to cataract, no medicine can change it back to being transparent. Replacement by surgery is the only available means to treat it.
Basic Principle of cataract treatment is removal of cloudy lens by surgery and insertion of artifical intraocular lens(IOL)
YOU NEED TO MAKE FOLLOWING TWO DECISION BEFORE UNDERGOING CATARACT SURGERY
1. TECHNIQUE OF SURGERY
MICS (Microincision Catarat Surgery) or Bladeless Femto Laser Robotic Cataract Surgery. Basic principle of replacement of cloudy lens by artifical lens remaning the same, in MICS the surgeon makes the incisions by surgical instrument where as in robotic cataract surgery the incisions are made using computer programing and advanced femto laser technology.
2. TYPE OF IOL
Intra Ocular lens selction depends upon your vision needs and life style like you mainly need near vision eg. writers etc. or distant vision or both.
TYPE OF CATARACT SURGERY
MICRO INCISION CATARACT SURGERY (MICS)
The results in cataract surgery depends on the accuracy of the surgeon, size of incision and technology used. We perform Micro Incision Cataract Surgery for best results. The visual outcomes and recovery time are much better compared to conventional treatments as the incision size is even smaller. Our MICS cataract surgery cost in Delhi India is most affordable and cost-effective.
BLADELESS FEMTO LASER CATARACT SURGERY (ROBOTIC SURGERY)
Bladeless Femto Laser Cataract Surgery is the epitome of technology for cataract treatment. The treatment uses computer programming and laser energy to perform the surgery. The whole process can be completed in less than a minute with robotic accuracy and minimal incision. The use of femtosecond laser for fragmentation of the cataract in smaller, softer pieces allows cataract removal through reduced phaco time and power. This is especially useful in complicated cases and compromised corneas..
ADVANTAGES OF ROBOTIC CATARACT SURGERY IN DELHI
No Human Error. Robotic Cataract Surgery in Delhi is more precise and safe with no chances of errors with respect to size, point of operation or shape. This leads to perfect vision with the help of post surgery intraocular lens. At The Sight Avenue, we offer a wide range of options for IOL lenses to choose from to meet your vision needs. The entire surgery takes less than 10 mins with just a few seconds of actual laser treatment.
- Higher Precision
- Quick Recovery
- Fully Automated
- Highly Experienced Surgeons
- Treats astigmatism with the right IOL lens
- Completely Bladefree and Safe
CATARACT CHECK UP AND SURGERY VIDEO
TYPES OF IOL
These are the standard intraocular lenses and can correct vision according to one focusing distance – nearsightedness, far and immediate. We offer a wide range of brands of IOLs for patients to choose from.
- BAUSCH AND LAUMB
Multifocial IOL can correct multiple errors in the eye. It allows a more clear vision compared to monofocal IOL. Visual activity is comparable to Monofocal IOL for distant vision. Spectacles for near vision are not needed.
- ALCON ( Novartis )
Toric lenses are the premium intraocular lenses that can reduce corneal astigmatism and blurry vision. It can help correct a range of diopters of astigmatism and is the most preferred type of lenses.
POST TREATMENT CARE
e/d antiobiotic , e/d steroid , e/d lubricant- one month tab pain killer sos
oral antibiotic- short course
oral IOP lowering agent- short term
oral pain killer sos
- Use dark glasses for two weeks (specially outdoors) to prevent from dust & trauma
- Maintain hygiene & cleaning of eye
- Do not splash water directly in eye for at least two weeks
- Do not rub eyes
- For eye lid cleaning- boil cotton in water for 10 min. Let it cool. Wash your hands with soap and water. Take cotton from the bowl and squeeze it .Clean your eyelids with it when ever you see dry discharge over it
- Instil proper medication as advised
- Avoid cooking in kitchen , swimming or any activity which has a risk of trauma to eye for 2 weeks
- Report immediately to the hospital in case of any problem specially in case of sudden decreased vision or increased pain after your first postop followup on day 1
FOLLOWUP – PATIENT HAS TO COME FOR FOLLOW UP AFTER SURGERY
- After 1 day
- After 1 week
- After 3 week
RENOWNED FOR CATARACT SURGERY IN DELHI
The Sight Avenue is the leader in Cataract treatment with over 50000 eyes operated. We were among the first few to have Femto Assisted Surgery Unit in Delhi. The surgery has unparalleled precision and success rate without the use of blades.The technology allows correction of pre-existing astigmatism (cylindrical power) caused due to abnormal corneal curvature which is otherwise not possible with conventional Phaco Surgery. This technology along with wide range of premium Intraocular lenses gives the best of results after cataract surgery by our top cataract surgeons in Delhi/NCR. Book an appointment with our best cataract eye surgeon in Delhi to know more about cataract surgery cost in Delhi.
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FAQs for Cataract Treatment in Delhi
Symptoms of cataract are blurry vision, inability to see in dim light ,difficulty with vision in night, seeing halos around light.
Cataract can cause a lot problems like it disturbs the entire day and night routine of the affected person as:
1. The vision gets impaired, cloudy, blurry, foggy or filmy
3. Colour appears different
4. Problem in night driving ,glare during the day time
5. Double vision in the affected eye
Cataract can be treated by replacing the cloudy lens with the artificial lens under the cataract surgery the artificial lens is positioned in the same place as your natural lens and it remains as the permanent part of your eyes.
It takes 3-4 weeks to completely recover from a cataract surgery
The patient after cataract surgery will have better and clear vision.
Yes, you might need to wear glasses after cataract surgery depending upon the type of lens that you choose.