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Cataract Treatment

We aim to provide our patients with the best treatment for cataracts as we are one of the best eye hospitals in Kolkata for cataract operations. We have the best cataract surgeons in Kolkata who are highly trained in what they do and continuously upgrade their professional competence using various opportunities available.

Causes

Cataract can be caused by old age, smoking, obesity, diabetes, trauma, radiation therapy, or due to inflammation of internal eye structures.

Symptoms

Cataract symptoms include hazy vision, trouble seeing at night, seeing colors as faded, increased sensitivity to glare, double vision in the affected eye, and halos surrounding lights.

Treatment

Surgery is recommended for treating cataracts.

One surgical method, known as phacoemulsification, involves using ultrasound waves to break the lens apart and remove the pieces. If you are looking for “best doctors for cataract surgery near me” in Kolkata, we at Netralayam have got your back.

Cataract Services Provided by Us

If you’re looking for “cataract surgery doctors near me” or “cataract surgeons near me,” please visit Netralayam Eye Hospital in Kolkata or click here for an appointment.

FAQs

  • What are the three types of cataracts?

    There are three primary types of cataracts:

    • Nuclear Sclerotic
    • Cortical Cataracts
    • Posterior Sub-capsular
  • Can cataracts be cured?

    You may be able to make small changes to manage your cataracts in the early stages. However, surgery is the only way to get rid of it.

  • How is a cataract removed?

    The clouded lens is removed during surgery, and a clear artificial lens is usually implanted in its place, barring some cases where the artificial lens may not be used.

  • How can you prevent cataracts from worsening?

    Avoid extended exposure to UV rays, eat healthily, quit smoking, wear shades, limit alcohol consumption, keep sugar in check, and get regular eye exams.

  • What are the advantages of phacoemulsification?

    Advantages of phacoemulsification include:

    • No hospitalization
    • Quick surgery
    • Smaller incision
    • Lesser complications and easy visual rehabilitation
    • No restriction on routine activities.
  • How does multifocal IOL work?

    These lenses are designed to provide patients with the ability to see objects at different distances without glasses. The lens substance distributes light to different distances, which the eye can focus on for better vision.

  • Can I wear my reading glasses with multifocal contacts?

    These contacts eliminate the need for wearing reading glasses over contacts.

  • Which method is best for cataract surgery?

    Phacoemulsification is one of the most commonly used methods for cataract surgery and suitable for most people.

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