Cataract is a condition of the eye that often occurs naturally with age. The eye contains a lens that focuses light rays on the retina of the eye, which is transmitted to the brain in order to see. Patients affected by cataracts have a cloudy lens limiting vision that may become denser with time. This condition gradually worsens affecting the vision from blurry to complete loss of sight.
Cataract is a reversible condition where most people regain their vision with the help of microsurgery. It is a common procedure and patients can return home in an hour after the surgery.
Cataract is typically caused due to the aging of the eyes. Some of the other factors leading to cataract formation are given below,
Patients suffering from cataracts might show the following symptoms,
Different types of cataracts are listed below,
Some known risk factors related to cataracts are as follows:
Cataracts cannot be prevented completely. However, the condition can be delayed by practicing the following:
Amrit Hospital was conceptualized with an aim to strive to provide patients with a safe place to get treated. We strive to put our patients’ comfort and treatability above our own concerns. Therefore, we stress on using the latest technology in terms of biomedical equipment, laboratory, surgeries, etc. Amrit Hospital has opted for the latest in LASIK technologies to fight the ophthalmological issues that affect the majority of the patients.