Cataract surgery is a procedure which is performed to remove the lens inside your eye and replace it with an artificial one. A colour it is what causes your lens to become cloudy which then affects your vision. Here in Antalya, Turkey, some of Europe’s top eye surgeons and clinics operate at an international and intercontinental level.
Your SALUSS surgeon will perform the procedure on an outpatient basis. That means there is no need for you to stay in the hospital after surgery. It is an extremely common procedure and a very safe one at that.
Who is eligible for surgery?
Cataract surgery is performed to treat cataracts. These cataracts cause your vision to blur and also increase glare from light sources. This can also make it very difficult for you to perform daily activities and work.
Cataract surgery is also useful for doctors who want to examine other eye problems but struggle to do so because of the cataract.
If you feel that you want to drive safely to work, have problems reading and watching television, your independence is affected, find it very difficult to perform daily activities like cooking, cleaning, using the stairs, shopping, reading and consuming media, or you feel that bright lights make things very difficult to see, then cataract surgery is a very viable option for you.
What are the risks?
Although complications are extremely uncommon and treated for easily, they include information, bleeding, infection, drooping eyelids, retinal detachment, loss of vision and swelling. All of these are actually temporary side-effects to the procedure and very rarely continue on for more than a week.
How do I prepare for surgery?
She most important thing to do is to avoid eating or drinking for at least 12 hours before surgery. Also make sure to stop using your contact lenses for at least a few days. Let your SALUSS surgeon know of any medications you take, any chronic illnesses that you suffer from and any previous operations you have undergone.
When do I see my results?
Cataract surgery will successfully restore your vision. You will see your results within just a few days. This means that your shortsightedness and farsightedness will have both been cured. This is a permanent solution to what would’ve been an increasingly difficult and problematic vision disability. Although depending on your age and the severity of your vision impairment, the results may vary.
What medications do I require after surgery?
SALUSS provides all the medication is you require included in your treatment plan. This includes your eyedrops and creams which your surgeon will prescribe.
Why should I choose Saluss?
We provide all inclusive treatment packages which not just include your treatment, but also all your transportation needs including from the airport and back, full hotel accommodation by the beach side in sunny Antalya, Turkey, a full bistro breakfast, all your medications and prescriptions, your medical reports, full translation and exchange services as well as extras such as shopping trips.