Without surgically removing the cataract, most patients with cataracts will have blurred vision, if not complete blindness. Surgically removing the cataract is the only way to restore vision and see the world clearly once again.
The cataract operation is normally an outpatient procedure, and most patients are discharged immediately after the cataract surgery. First, a local anesthesia. Next, the surgeon creates a very small incision in the cornea and inserts a tiny high frequency ultrasound probing device to break down the cataract (the eye’s clouded natural lens), then inserts a miniature suction device to remove the broken down clouded lens; this process is called (phacoemulsification), then the cataract surgeon with the same device replaces the clouded lens with a new artificial lens.
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