Cataract is a medical condition in which the lens of the eye becomes progressively opaque, resulting in blurred vision. The crystalline lens of the eye
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The most prominent symptom of cataract is the clouding of sight which cannot be remedied by using glasses. It is in fact a reduction of brightness, contrast
No. During cataract surgery the opaque lens is completely removed (except for the lining, which is the sac that it was contained in), and it is of no importance
Cataract surgery is performed by applying local anaesthesia( using drops, not an injection) and lasts a few minutes. During surgery, the
Initially, we use local anaesthetic drops and a medicine that allows the pupil to dilate. This is the preparation stage and lasts about 20 to 30 minutes.
The artificial intraocular lens, which will be inserted to replace the opaque natural lens, is manufactured to remain inside the eye, for the rest of a
Advances in technology have led to the creation of numerous new types of intraocular lenses, suitable for the different needs of our patients. (1) Monofocal
After a thorough ophthalmologic check and taking into account your special needs and demands, the doctors in Athens Eye Hospital will analytically inform
11. How does cataract surgery differ from ophthalmological centre to centre or from doctor to doctor, worldwide?
Although the basic steps in the operation are almost the same, there are some crucial details that can really make the difference and turn the final result
Athens Eye hospital was one of the first ophthalmological centres in Europe to invest in Femtosecond Laser technology, as part of the application of the
Macular degeneration is a serious pathology that affects macula, the part of the retina that is responsible for central and sharp vision. The distortion
If diabetes cannot cause deterioration in the eye fundus, cataract surgery can be performed with safety, without taking extra precautions. The situation
Cataract surgery is one of the most common operations in medicine and if all necessary precautions are taken, it is very safe. The most serious complication