Glaucoma is a major cause of blindness that is difficult to treat with traditional therapy. Now it appears that cataract surgery may actually be beneficial in the treatment of glaucoma.
The “stitch or no stitch” controversy in ophthalmology may be ended by an unlikely marriage of ink jet technology and shellfish. “What?” you say; Let me explain:
In general the post-operative cataract experience is uneventful other than the usual “Wow!” experience of improved vision. Here’s a glimpse of what to expect after surgery
The big day has arrived. No doubt, you will feel some anxiety the morning of cataract surgery. Relax. Most people say it’s not nearly as scary as they expected and that the anticipation is worse than the surgery itself.
So, assuming you have already chosen a surgeon and he or she has confirmed that you have a cataract and you would benefit from cataract surgery, what can you expect Prior to Cataract Surgery?