What Happens During Cataract Surgery

Cataracts can induce clouded or blurred vision and also make bright lights extremely troublesome with regards to your vision. If you have a cataract that makes it challenging for you to do your usual activities, your ophthalmologist can recommend cataract surgery.

When cataracts overlap with the care of another eye condition, cataract surgery can be prescribed. For example, physicians can prescribe cataract surgery if cataracts make it harder for the ophthalmologist to control or treat astigmatism or normal vision correction, such as short-sightedness.

Although cataract surgery is a relatively routine procedure, with a high success rate, and an extremely low rate of complications, not everyone knows what they entail, so here is a simple guide that takes you from before the surgery through to the recovery period.

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