Frequently Asked Questions

Who is at risk for cataract development?

Ageing is the most common risk factor related to cataracts. Some risk factors included:

  • Smoking
  • Certain diseases eg Diabetes
  • Taking certain medications
  • Extended unprotected exposure to UV rays

How do I avoid worsening cataracts?

When you follow a healthy lifestyle and have a clean diet, the odds of cataracts getting worse may be reduced. By avoiding drugs that increase the risk of cataracts, you can also prevent cataract growth. It includes long-term use of certain eyedrops & medicines for skin and other ailments.

As a final safety step, reduce prolonged UV light exposure without shielding your skin. Wear UV protective sunglasses to cut back on cataract growth, even during cloudy days.

When should I get my cataract operated?

You can do without surgery until cataracts interfere with your daily life. However, if your cataract causes blurred vision, glare while driving, or make it impossible for you to complete tasks or enjoy hobbies, then it is time to consider surgery.

About Cataract

Cataract Opacify the eye’s natural lens and limit your ability to see clearly. The lens, a transparent structure in your eye, works like the lens in a camera. Just as a foggy camera lens makes everything dim, a cataract makes it hard for you to see clearly.

What Happens in Cataract

Cataract is the most frequent cause of blindness in the world. With availability of new advanced phaco systems, cataract treatment is a very comfortable and painless daycare process. It doesn’t require use of injection, suturing and bandage, enabling individual to start his/her routine activity from the very next day.

Symptoms of Cataract

  1. Cloudy Vision

  2. Sensitivity to Light

  3. Diffuse Light

  4. Colors Appear Faded

  5. Double Vision in One Eye

  6. Changing Prescription of Glasses

Treatment Options


  2. Multifocal and Toric IOLs