Tag: cataract surgeon

When can I start normal activities after cataract surgery?

September, 2022

Although each case is different, your vision should begin to get back to normal within a few days of having the procedure.   Whilst cataract surgery is common, a reasonable period of recovery time is still needed, and when you get home you will want to rest and recuperate for a while.   In this article, Gurjeet Jutley explains what you can expect after cataract surgery, and how long it will take until you can get back to your...

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Does Cataract Surgery Last a Lifetime?

August, 2021

Cataracts occur when the natural lens in the eye becomes cloudy. This can cause gradual visual disturbance, affecting colour perception, night driving and quality of life. Although it most commonly occurs after the age of 40, it can also be caused by a variety of factors. This includes infections, nutrition, eye trauma, smoking and diseases such as diabetes. Commonly asked is how cataract surgery is carried out and will it last a lifetime? In...

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Cataract surgery after lockdown - is it safe?

May, 2021

Unfortunately, due to restrictions owing to the pandemic, many patients have suffered poor quality of life and increasing risk of falls due to cataracts. Increased isolation from lockdown, compounded with worsening vision, can have a significant impact on the mental well-being of patients, which as clinicians we are seeing regularly. Hence, as a profession we have recognised the importance of cataract surgery services recommencing to help our...

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