Cataract surgery restores vision in majority of patients seamlessly. Many patients experience the wow factor after the surgery due to the enhanced colours and improved night vision. Some even go spectacle free. But can we put a value to the improvement? To find out, researchers in Australia used driving simulators. They found that the incidence of near misses and crashes reduced by 48% after cataract surgery.
Cataract surgery has come a long way in time and technology. We now stand on a large pile of evidence with which we are able to provide a better comfort level to our patients. The most common of our surgeries being cataract surgery, let me list out few DO’s and DONT’s of cataract surgery for your information. But remember, when in doubt, ask your doctor.
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