Pain after surgery is rare. The doctor will prescribe you with painkillers afterwards for a given number of days. If a patient does face pain, consult a doctor with no delay.

Local anaesthesia with eye drops. General Anaesthesia is very rare in cataract surgery. Also, since the patient will be awake during the whole process, doctors will give you a dosage of painkillers and medicine to relax the whole procedure.

Left untreated, the cataract progresses and the lens becomes increasingly opaque. The rate at which cataracts develop varies from person to person, but the end result is always the same: blindness. Furthermore, more advanced cataracts are more difficult to remove: the surgery takes longer and the level of risk increases.

Patients often assume that a cataract must be well advanced before surgery is necessary. This is not correct. If your ophthalmologist sees signs of cataract and you experience visual disturbances, consult with your doctor for options available before it starts to affect your vision.

True. Cataract develop slowly over time and usually affect people over age 50. Though, it can affect the young people if they have any other associated systemic disorder or history of ocular trauma.

A cataract is a cloudiness of the eye's natural lens, which lies between the front and back areas of the eye, directly behind the pupil.

If child is big enough to handle the lenses ,will not rub his or her eyes,be able to remove the lens then for limited period it can be worn.

These days computer is necessary evil, we need to use it judiciously.

  1. We need to keep screen at 15 digger below the eye level.
  2. Need to blink at least 15-20 times a minute while viewing screen instead of staring.
  3. It is important to take a break after 20-25 minutes of screen and look at far distance to relax eye muscles so as to avoid increase of glass power
  4. One can wear special prescribed computer glasses which will safeguard your eyes from the radiation of a computer screen.

Eye floaters are tiny specks and spots that keep floating in your field of vision. Usually, they are harmless, but it is recommended that one must consult a doctor if the phenomenon occurs often.

Regular eye check-ups can help a doctor to diagnose silent diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and other eye conditions in its early stage. These conditions do not have any initial symptoms and are impossible to diagnose without regular check-ups.