CATARACT SURGERY

CATARACT

The most common age-related eye disease affecting vision is a cataract. If you or your loved one would like to get rid of eyeglasses, or would like to improve the quality of vision, then cataract surgery may be the solution. Read all about it and its effect on visual acuity and activities of daily living. Learn about the advances in lens surgery, including femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery (FLACS), and premium intraocular lens implants.

The first section includes different surgery packages. The second section includes different animations and videos. The third section includes all other related information.

Cataract Surgery Packages

Comparison of Intraocular Lens Implants

Comparison of IntraOcular Lens Implants

A simple table showing the different classes of Intraocular Lens (IOL) Implants and their cost. Most insurance companies and HMOs don't provide coverage for surgical implants. These IOLs are usually out-of-pocket expenses shouldered by the patient.

Medscape Phacoemulsification with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Phacoemulsification with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Authored by Dr. Manolette Roque for eMedicine Medscape Ophthalmology

ANIMATIONS & VIDEOS

Click on each of the links below to view related animations and videos.
  1. How the Eye Works
  2. Refractive Errors and Eye Diseases
  3. Astigmatism Overview
  4. Presbyopia: Overview
  5. UV Exposure
  6. Cataracts: Introduction
  7. Cataracts: Overview
  8. What to Expect During An Eye Exam
  9. Cataracts: Symptoms
  10. Cataracts: Type - Cortical Spokes
  11. Cataract Type - Posterior Subcapsular
  12. Cataracts: Treatment Overview
  13. Cataracts: Is It Time For Surgery?
  14. Cataract Surgery: Benefits
  15. Cataract Surgery: Traditional
  16. Cataract Surgery: Introduction
  17. What is Refractive Cataract Surgery
  18. In Surgery Measurements
  19. Cataract Surgery: Laser (LRI)
  20. Cataract Surgery: Traditional Vs. Laser
  21. Corneal Relaxing Incisions
  22. IOL: Introduction
  23. Choosing The Right Lens
  24. Surgery: Cataract - Best Total Vision
  25. IOL: Multifocal - Introduction
  1. IOL: Multifocal Lens - Overview
  2. IOL: Premium Lens - Overview
  3. IOL: Accommodative Lens - Overview
  4. IOL: Mixing Premium Lenses
  5. Surgery: Cataract - Best Distance Vision
  6. IOL: Toric Lens - Overview
  7. IOL: Aspheric Lens - Overview
  8. Surgery: Cataract - Basic Plus VIsion
  9. IOL: Monofocal Lens - Overview
  10. Cataract Surgery: Conclusion
  11. Cataract Surgery: Post-operative - Introduction
  12. Cataracts: Informed Consent - Risks of Surgery
  13. Visual Recovery After Surgery
  14. Cataract Surgery: Post Operative - Early Symptoms
  15. Cataract Surgery: Post Operative - Visual Recovery
  16. Cataract Surgery: Post Operative - Activities
  17. Glasses After Surgery
  18. Cataract Surgery: Post Operative - Glasses Following Surgery
  19. Cataract Surgery: Post Operative - Sunglasses
  20. Eyedrop Medications After Surgery
  21. Cataract Surgery: Post Operative Eye Drops
  22. What is Yag Laser Capsulotomy
  23. YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  24. Cataracts: Informed Consent - Summary

CATARACT SURGERY | PHACOEMULSIFICATION

CATARACT SURGERY | PHACOEMULSIFICATION

CATARACT: WHAT IS IT?

CATARACT: WHAT IS IT?

CRYSTALLINE LENS SURGERY

CATARACT SURGERY | PHACOEMULSIFICATION
FEMTOSECOND LASER-ASSISTED CATARACT SURGERY | FLACS
REFRACTIVE LENS EXCHANGE | RLE

INTRAOCULAR LENS (IOL) IMPLANTS

IOL | OPTIONS
IOL | TORIC
IOL | SEGMENTED
IOL | DIFFRACTIVE
IOL | REFRACTIVE
IOL | ACCOMMODATIVE
IOL | PIGGYBACK ADDON

AFTER-CATARACT

POSTERIOR CAPSULE OPACIFICATION

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