Thanks to advancement of medicine, cataract surgery is nowadays one of the most common effective surgeries performed in the world. For most patients, cataract surgery is performed as a “walk-in, walk-out” outpatient procedure, during which very little discomfort is experience.
Due to a current level of advanced surgical techniques and technological development, after cataract removal vision is sometimes much better than before lens opacity.
Cataract is a natural process, progressing with age. The risk of suffering from cataract increases with age. More and more often, the disease appears before the age of 55.
A surgery is a safe and effective method of cataract treatment. About 240 thousand surgeries are performed each year in Poland.
A surgery should be performed as soon as possible, because there is no method to reverse resulting opacities, and the risk of surgical complications increases with development of cataract.