The laser cataract surgery is a very simple, fast and safe intervention. The laser breaks up the cataract in less than a minute and the patient regains vision immediately without hassles. Cataracts form when the lens, the part of the eye that allows us to focus, becomes opaque. Cataracts may be congenital or due to disease and usually occur from age 50. Age at which an annual review is recommended.
Cataract surgery with laser
Thanks to technological advances, the falls can be operated without a scalpel, so less aggressive to the eye and minimally invasive femtosecond laser. This laser is highly accurate because it performs a scan and reconstruct 3D all surfaces of the eye. From this reconstruction, the laser fragments the lens in less than a minute and painlessly and in less than a minute. Subsequently, the lens is aspirated and replaced. Any patient can undergo this intervention, even children with congenital cataracts. This technique, which is currently only available in Oftalmedic Clinic saved in the Balearic Islands, offers significant guarantees to the patient and the surgeon.
Advantages of laser cataract surgery:
- It is quick and painless;
- You not need stitches;
- anesthesia is in drops;
- No scalpel is required, it is minimally invasive,
- Eye recovers quickly
Cataract surgery, postoperative
The postoperative is very simple, as the patient recovers practically the vision at the time and hassle. Furthermore, the same operation can intervene both eyes. Postoperative treatment involves an eyewash applied several times a day. Before long the patient can resume normal activity.