Premium lenses, the ultimate solution for cataracts

Written by: Dr. Germán Gómez Tellería
Published: | Updated: 22/02/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The new Premium lenses are the best solution to correct cataracts, a common disease in patients over 65 years by a surgical, simple and with the latest technology intervention. The most common type of cataract is related to age, affecting more than 50% of the population above 65 years.

 

What causes cataracts

waterfalls Under normal conditions the light rays pass through the transparent lens to form a sharp image on the retina. Cataract is the clouding of the lens, causing a decrease in vision.

Currently, the only treatment Ophthalmology is surgery. In modern cataract surgery, lens choice is as important as performing the surgery itself, and it is what will make a difference in the outcome.

 

Cataract operation

Thanks to new surgical techniques and the development of calls Premium Lenses (toric lenses, multifocal lenses ...), the goal of surgery techniques today is not only the eye recovers transparency and vision, if not the patient, after surgery, relies as little as possible glasses for their daily activities.

The technique of choice today is phacoemulsification, which combines the use of ultrasonic energy and aspiration for the removal of catarata.El using the latest software for controlling the ultrasound energy and fluid, allows a clean and rapid surgery, accelerating recovery from visual procedure.

The surgery is performed on an outpatient basis under topical anesthesia (drops), and has a duration of 10 minutes. It is done through micro-incisions 2-3 mm, which then do not require sutures, allowing you to quickly return to everyday life.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Germán Gómez Tellería
Ophthalmology

Renowned specialist in ophthalmology, Dr. Gomez Tellería is an expert in refractive laser surgery, cataract and glaucoma, among other treatments. He graduated in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Navarra in 1994 and conducted its clinical-surgical training in Ophthalmology at the Jimenez Diaz Foundation in Madrid which ended in 2000, where over a year later was Assistant Medical Service Ophthalmology. In addition, since 2001 and until today he is responsible for the organization and the medical-surgical assistance Ophthalmic Center of San Sebastian.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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