Emphasis on Causes of Visual Defects in Elderly and Importance of acuity testing in children
Common causes of vision defects in Elderly are Cataracts, Glaucoma, ARMD and Diabetic Retinopathy.
Cataracts - The Centre 108 Eye and Health Centre is now a full-fledged Day Care Ophthalmic Procedure Centre performing all types of surgeries of the anterior segment of the attention .
The clinic is well equipped for a radical eye examination and therefore the lounge is aesthetically designed. Before the patients see the doctor they're refracted by a professional optometrist.
108 Eye and Health Centre also runs sub specialty clinics like Paediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus. Oculoplastics and Medical Retina additionally to General Ophthalmology.
Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgery
Clouding of the natural lens with age is named cataract. Early symptoms are Glare, diplopia , Intolerance of sunshine , Blurred Vision and difficulty in reading eventually resulting in reversible loss of vision. Eye pain, headaches and watering aren't the symptoms of cataract.
Cataracts can't be treated by drops or tablets.
Phacoemulsification with foldable lens implantation is that the best thanks to get obviate symptoms and luxuriate in good quality vision. The procedure is brief and is completed on an out patient basis under local anesthesia but it does need careful after look after 2 weeks to avoid infections.
Bed rest isn't necessary and patient can do almost anything as long because the drops are instilled on time. it's safe to travel 4 days after the surgery if one has got to .