Cataract is a painless progressive clouding of the lens leading to a decrease in vision. Over half a million Poles live with cataract which should qualify them for the surgery.
The main risk factors of cataract development are:
The only effective method of treating cataract is surgery.
This procedure is called phacoemulsification and consists in crushing clouded lens, removal of fragments from the lens capsule and insertion of intraocular artificial lens into patient’s own lens capsule.
In the Damian Hospital, cataract surgeries are performed during one inpatient day with the use of disposable equipment and high quality materials protecting the eye during the procedure.
The surgery is performed under local anaesthesia and is painless.
The patient leaves the hospital a few hours after the surgery.
Cataract removal at the Damian Hospital:
You can find out more about cataract removal and qualification for the surgery by calling +48 (22) 566 22 22.
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