Cataract

Cataract

Cataract is a common cause of visual complaints in persons aged 50 years or older, and cataract surgery is performed at the Institute of Eye Surgery. Meticulous preparation is essential for best outcomes, and is achieved through a comprehensive pre-operative assessment, which includes optical coherence biometry and corneal topography, so that refractive (spectacle) outcomes can be tailored to the individual patient’s needs.

What is a Cataract?

The term cataract refers to loss of transparancy of the naturally occuring lens within the eye.

How do I know I have Cataract?

People with cataract suffer from at least one of a variety of visual symptoms, including glare, misty (blurred) vision, double vision or haloes around lights.

How is Cataract Treated?

The only way of alleviating or ameliorating the symptoms caused by cataract is by surgical removal of the cataract.