Cataract - Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is a cataract?

    A cataract is a clouding or opacification of the normally clear crystalline lens of the eye.

  • What is the treatments for cataracts

    The only treatment available for a cataract that is causing poor vision is to remove it by surgery and place it with an artificial lens implant made of acrylic or silicone.

  • What is the risk of a cataract surgery

  • Can I eat and drink before the surgery

  • What will my eyes feel after the surgery

  • When can I resume sporting activities

  • When can I go back to work?

  • When can I travel after the surgery?

  • Will I still need glasses after the surgery?